Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
544 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

FLZ059-064-312245-
MARTIN FL-ST. LUCIE FL-
544 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR SOUTHERN ST. LUCIE AND
ALL OF MARTIN COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 541 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 8
MILES NORTH OF INDIANTOWN...NEAR PORT MAYACA AND JENSEN BEACH MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PORT SAINT LUCIE...STUART...JENSEN BEACH AND INDIANTOWN.

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 THIS STORM...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 2696 8061 2724 8067 2739 8030 2734 8027
      2740 8026 2723 8018 2725 8019 2730 8025
      2723 8021 2722 8026 2721 8026 2725 8032
      2724 8032 2717 8026 2718 8019 2717 8020
      2716 8016 2719 8016 2697 8008
TIME...MOT...LOC 2141Z 237DEG 9KT 2714 8048

$$

KELLY



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