Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
631 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

FLZ047-053-054-058-022330-
OSCEOLA FL-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY FL-OKEECHOBEE FL-INDIAN RIVER FL-
631 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN BREVARD...SOUTHEASTERN
OSCEOLA...WESTERN INDIAN RIVER AND NORTH CENTRAL OKEECHOBEE COUNTIES
UNTIL 730 PM EDT...

AT 629 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SUNTREE TO 7 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF PALM BAY TO 10 MILES EAST OF SEBRING REGIONAL AIRPORT...
AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THE STRONGEST STORMS AS BOUNDARY COLLISIONS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP NEW
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PALM BAY...MELBOURNE...COCOA BEACH...FELLSMERE AND MALABAR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE FREQUENT 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.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2736 8103 2739 8112 2753 8121 2834 8066
      2831 8066 2834 8061 2828 8061 2829 8067
      2817 8062 2824 8066 2824 8067 2823 8067
      2794 8053 2793 8052 2827 8061 2791 8047
      2792 8050 2725 8098
TIME...MOT...LOC 2229Z 302DEG 15KT 2823 8066 2793 8076 2749 8118

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