Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
312 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

FLZ063-242000-
GLADES FL-
312 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
FOR CENTRAL GLADES COUNTY UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

* AT 311 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  NEAR LAKEPORT...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.

* THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING
  IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN
  SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...ON BEACHES OR GOLF COURSES OFFER NO
  PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE
  BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MOORE HAVEN...LAKEPORT...BRIGHTON SEMINOLE RESERVATION AND LAKE
  HICPOCHEE.

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 2679 8109 2680 8129 2703 8129 2703 8127
      2712 8127 2712 8117 2721 8117 2721 8104
TIME...MOT...LOC 1911Z 194DEG 22KT 2696 8119

$$

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