Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
842 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

FLZ045-046-053-030145-
OSCEOLA FL-ORANGE FL-SEMINOLE FL-
842 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN ORANGE...WESTERN SEMINOLE
AND NORTHEASTERN OSCEOLA COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM EDT...

AT 839 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER CELEBRATION...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH. ADDITIONAL STRONG
STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE INTERSTATE 4 CORRIDOR AND INTO
CENTRAL OSCEOLA COUNTY.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ORLANDO...KISSIMMEE...SANFORD...APOPKA AND ALTAMONTE SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND STRONG WIND
GUSTS...WHICH CAN CAUSE UNSECURED OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND...SNAP TREE
LIMBS...CAUSE POWER OUTAGES OR CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS. HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL TEMPORARILY REDUCE VISIBILITY. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES.

BOATERS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT STRONG WIND GUSTS SOMETIMES OCCUR WELL
AWAY FROM THE HEAVY RAIN AND LIGHTNING ASSOCIATED WITH STORMS.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...WHICH WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITY AND MAY LEAD TO TEMPORARY FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 2879 8158 2878 8142 2883 8142 2888 8136
      2885 8136 2883 8126 2783 8100 2779 8119
      2784 8123 2786 8130 2792 8131 2800 8142
      2806 8146 2801 8138 2808 8135 2809 8145
      2814 8146 2814 8152 2820 8152 2828 8158
TIME...MOT...LOC 0039Z 226DEG 13KT 2835 8151

$$

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