Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
732 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

FLZ053-190015-
OSCEOLA-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING OVER SOUTHEASTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT.

AT 728 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING 10 MILES WEST OF
YEEHAW JUNCTION...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING STRIKES...
DEFINED AS 12 OR MORE CLOUD TO GROUND STRIKES PER MINUTE. GUSTY
WINDS UP TO 40 MPH MAY OCCUR AS WELL...CAUSING UNSECURED OBJECTS TO
BLOW AROUND. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...TAKE SHELTER IN A BUILDING OR
HARD TOPPED AUTOMOBILE. OPEN SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...ON BEACHES OR
GOLF COURSES OFFER NO PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. STAY
AWAY FROM TREES.

LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2778 8119 2791 8087 2782 8087 2782 8088
      2765 8088 2765 8114 2770 8116 2771 8115
      2772 8116
TIME...MOT...LOC 2331Z 257DEG 14KT 2775 8104

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