Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
408 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

FLZ063-066-262045-
HENDRY FL-GLADES FL-
408 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN HENDRY AND GLADES...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 407 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF GLADES AND HENDRY COUNTIES
  THAT WERE GRADUALLY PROGRESSING EASTWARD.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...UP
TO NICKEL-SIZED HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...OR A COMBINATION OF
THESE ARE POSSIBLE. LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED
KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN SHELTERS OFFER NO PROTECTION. THESE
WINDS CAN DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  CLEWISTON...LABELLE...MOORE HAVEN...PALMDALE...LAKEPORT...PORT LA
  BELLE...ORTONA...BRIGHTON SEMINOLE RESERVATION...MUSE...FELDA...
  LAKE HICPOCHEE...KERI AND HARLEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 2701 8103 2697 8109 2695 8109 2695 8107
      2693 8108 2693 8112 2689 8112 2682 8106
      2681 8097 2681 8098 2673 8095 2653 8131
      2652 8156 2678 8157 2703 8150 2703 8127
      2712 8127 2712 8117 2721 8117 2721 8109
TIME...MOT...LOC 2007Z 250DEG 15KT 2688 8125

$$


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