Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
918 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

FLZ067-071-240200-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-
918 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR WESTERN BROWARD AND
SOUTH CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

* AT 918 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES
  EAST OF HOLEY LAND WILDLIFE REFUGE TO NEAR MICCOSUKEE SERVICE
  PLAZA...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...
  SMALL 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  INTERSECTION ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND MIAMI CANAL...MILE MARKER 30 ON
  ALLIGATOR ALLEY...LOXAHATCHEE NWR AND WEST BROWARD REC. AREA ON
  ALLIGATOR ALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO STREET FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND
POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2642 8033 2601 8058 2626 8083 2646 8066
TIME...MOT...LOC 0118Z 292DEG 14KT 2640 8063 2622 8078

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