Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
541 PM EDT SUN SEP 14 2014

FLZ047-053-054-059-064-142230-
INDIAN RIVER-MARTIN-OSCEOLA-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-ST. LUCIE-
541 PM EDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...FUNNEL CLOUDS POSSIBLE OVER NORTHERN OSCEOLA...SOUTHERN BREVARD
...INDIAN RIVER...AND EASTERN MARTIN AND SAINT LUCIE COUNTIES...

AT 533 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
LINE OF STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FUNNEL CLOUDS AND GUSTY WINDS
FROM 5 MILES EAST OF HOLOPAW TO 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JONATHAN
DICKINSON STATE PARK...MOVING NORTHWARD AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

THIS LINE OF STORMS HAS ALREADY PRODUCED A FUNNEL CLOUD NEAR HIGHWAY
70 IN FORT PIERCE.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE GUSTY WINDS
AND FUNNEL CLOUDS INCLUDE THE GREATER KISSIMMEE SAINT CLOUD...PALM
BAY....VERO BEACH...FORT PIERCE...PORT SAINT LUCIE AND STUART AREAS.

FUNNEL CLOUDS CAN OCCASIONALLY TOUCH DOWN AND PRODUCE BRIEF...SMALL
TORNADOES. MOVE INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AS CONDITIONS
FAVOR FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF LANDSPOUT FORMATION.

A LANDSPOUT IS A TORNADO OF VERY SHORT DURATION AND WINDS GENERALLY
LESS THAN 60 MPH WHICH CAN CAUSE MINOR DAMAGE AND INJURIES IN ITS
DIRECT PATH. IF THIS TREND CONTINUES...A TORNADO WARNING MAY BE
ISSUED SHORTLY. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA
FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

LAT...LON 2696 8037 2711 8036 2736 8047 2779 8076
      2822 8154 2826 8155 2826 8078 2791 8046
      2697 8007
TIME...MOT...LOC 2137Z 251DEG 6KT 2811 8098 2782 8067
          2739 8037 2714 8027 2694 8030

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