Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FLZ063-066-070-291945-
INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-GLADES FL-HENDRY FL-
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR NORTH CENTRAL COLLIER...SOUTH CENTRAL
GLADES AND NORTHWESTERN HENDRY COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

* AT 253 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
  MILES WEST OF DEVILS GARDEN...OR 11 MILES WEST OF MONTURA...MOVING
  NORTHWEST AT 20 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...
  LABELLE...MONTURA...FELDA...DEVILS GARDEN...ORTONA...PORT LA BELLE
  AND KERI.

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 2683 8145 2684 8121 2663 8105 2641 8137
      2651 8146 2651 8147 2652 8147 2661 8157
      2666 8157
TIME...MOT...LOC 1853Z 137DEG 16KT 2661 8128

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