Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
108 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FLZ067-068-168-281800-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
108 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 200
PM EDT...

* AT 108 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  OVER WEST PALM BEACH...MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH.

* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND
  GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH.  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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WEST PALM BEACH...JUPITER...PALM BEACH GARDENS...RIVIERA BEACH...
  PALM BEACH...TEQUESTA...JUNO BEACH...NORTH PALM BEACH...LAKE
  PARK...HAVERHILL...CLOUD LAKE...GUN CLUB ESTATES...JUNO RIDGE...
  PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...PORT OF PALM BEACH...DOWNTOWN
  WEST PALM BEACH...SCHALL CIRCLE...ROYAL PALM ESTATES...MANGONIA
  PARK AND GLEN RIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO STREET FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 2667 8004 2669 8005 2667 8005 2667 8011
      2696 8022 2695 8010 2697 8012 2697 8011
      2696 8008 2680 8004 2682 8004 2680 8003
      2677 8003 2680 8005 2678 8005
TIME...MOT...LOC 1708Z 175DEG 6KT 2673 8007

$$

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