Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
603 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

FLZ045-046-053-052300-
OSCEOLA FL-ORANGE FL-SEMINOLE FL-
603 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN ORANGE...NORTHWESTERN
OSCEOLA AND SOUTHERN SEMINOLE COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 600 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER
UNION PARK...NEAR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA...AND STRETCHING
SOUTHWEST TOWARD DOCTOR PHILLIPS. THE STORMS WERE MOVING EAST AT 5
TO 10 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

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

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 THESE STORMS...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 2871 8147 2870 8106 2817 8113 2819 8152
      2820 8152 2826 8156 2826 8158
TIME...MOT...LOC 2200Z 257DEG 10KT 2857 8121

$$

DWS


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