Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Miami FL
603 PM EDT TUE JUL 25 2017

FLZ069-070-252230-
Coastal Collier County FL-Inland Collier County FL-
603 PM EDT TUE JUL 25 2017

...Significant Weather Advisory for frequent to excessive lightning,
small hail and 45 to 55 mph winds for southwestern Collier County
Until 630 PM EDT...

* At 602 PM EDT...National Weather Service Meteorologists detected a
  Line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 9 miles
  east of West Toll Gate On Alligator Alley to Marco Island...and
  moving southwest at 5 to 10 mph.

* The primary impacts will be frequent to excessive lightning, gusty
  winds from 45 TO 55 mph, small 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  Marco Island, Golden Gate Estates, Marco Island Airport, Belle
  Meade, Lely Resort, West Toll Gate On Alligator Alley, Royal Palm
  Hammock, Naples Manor, South Blocks Golden, Rookery Bay Aquatic
  Preserve, Picayune Strand State Forest, Port Of The Island,
  Intersection I-75 And Everglades Blvd, Goodland and Fiddlers Creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to street flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Residents should remain on the alert for additional statements and
possible warnings.

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio and other local media for further
details or updates.

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LAT...LON 2619 8164 2619 8137 2590 8150 2592 8181
      2595 8182
TIME...MOT...LOC 2202Z 042DEG 8KT 2611 8149 2595 8172

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