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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
125 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

FLZ067-211830-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
125 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWEST INLAND PALM BEACH
COUNTY ...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT

* AT 125 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR CANAL POINT...MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY
WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH.  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...
  CANAL POINT.

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.

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 2696 8036 2675 8046 2686 8064 2689 8062
      2693 8062 2696 8061
TIME...MOT...LOC 1725Z 304DEG 6KT 2690 8056

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