Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Miami FL
535 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

FLZ070-222215-
Inland Collier County FL-
535 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

...Significant Weather Advisory for frequent to excessive lightning
and 45 to 55 mph winds for north central Collier County Until 615 PM
EDT...

* At 535 PM EDT...Doppler radar was tracking a Line of strong
  thunderstorms along a line extending from near Immokalee to 9 miles
  northeast of Royal Palm Hammock. These storms were nearly
  stationary.

* 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  Ave Maria, Immokalee, Golden Gate Estates, Orangetree, Big
  Corkscrew Island, Picayune Strand State Forest, Intersection I-75
  And Everglades Blvd and Lake Trafford.

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.

For additional information visit the Miami National Weather Service
website at www.weather.gov/miami. For information in Spanish, visit
our website at www.weather.gov/miami/espanol.

&&

LAT...LON 2642 8156 2650 8156 2650 8143 2605 8137
      2607 8158 2642 8159
TIME...MOT...LOC 2135Z 110DEG 1KT 2645 8151 2610 8149

$$

MOLLEDA


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