Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
254 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

FLZ067-068-201945-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
254 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN INTERIOR PALM BEACH
COUNTY...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 253 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT...OR 13 MILES WEST OF
  PALM BEACH GARDENS...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...UP
TO NICKEL-SIZED 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.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  PALM BEACH GARDENS...NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT...LION COUNTRY SAFARI
  PARK...THE ACREAGE...LOXAHATCHEE GROVES AND CALOOSA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

LAT...LON 2667 8033 2686 8055 2696 8039 2696 8025
      2688 8017
TIME...MOT...LOC 1853Z 325DEG 12KT 2690 8030

$$

MOLLEDA



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