Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1038 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

FLZ064-010330-
MARTIN FL-
1038 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MARTIN COUNTY UNTIL 1130 PM
EDT...

AT 1037 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM STUART AND PALM CITY TO 9
MILES SOUTHWEST OF PORT SALERNO TO 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF INDIANTOWN
AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
STUART...INDIANTOWN...TEQUESTA...JUPITER ISLAND AND PALM CITY.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE SEVERAL MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. OPEN SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...
ON BEACHES OR GOLF COURSES OFFER NO PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF
LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 2705 8064 2720 8027 2717 8026 2722 8022
      2720 8026 2725 8028 2721 8018 2725 8020
      2726 8021 2726 8020 2720 8017 2717 8020
      2716 8020 2697 8008 2696 8061
TIME...MOT...LOC 0237Z 303DEG 24KT 2715 8028 2706 8031 2697 8058

$$

CRISTALDI


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