Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1208 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

FLZ073-174-311715-
INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-
1208 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
FOR CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE COUNTY UNTIL 115 PM EDT...

* AT 1207 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MICCOSUKEE
  RESORT TO HOMESTEAD...AND MOVING WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

* THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING
  IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN
  SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...ON BEACHES OR GOLF COURSES OFFER NO
  PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE
  BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HOMESTEAD...THE REDLAND...HOMESTEAD GENERAL AIRPORT...
  FLORIDA CITY...KENDALE LAKES...
  INTERSECTION KROME AND KENDALL DRIVE...THE HAMMOCKS...
  MICCOSUKEE RESORT...COUNTRY WALK...RICHMOND WEST...TAMIAMI...
  EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK...INLIKITA AND KENDALL WEST.

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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

LAT...LON 2539 8070 2587 8070 2583 8040 2550 8045
      2547 8047 2543 8055
TIME...MOT...LOC 1607Z 069DEG 11KT 2578 8049 2547 8049

$$

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