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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
454 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

FLZ073-074-173-302200-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL-INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-
METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-
454 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...UP TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR
CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE COUNTY UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

* AT 454 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MEDLEY TO
  NEAR INTERSECTION KROME AND KENDALL DRIVE TO NEAR HOMESTEAD GENERAL
  AIRPORT...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...
  UP TO NICKEL-SIZED HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...OR A COMBINATION
  OF THESE ARE POSSIBLE. 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...
  MIAMI...HIALEAH...HOMESTEAD...CORAL GABLES...SOUTH MIAMI...BLACK
  POINT...KENDALL...HOMESTEAD MIAMI SPEEDWAY...THE REDLAND...
  HOMESTEAD GENERAL AIRPORT...MIAMI GARDENS...NORTH MIAMI...DORAL...
  MIAMI LAKES...HIALEAH GARDENS...PINECREST...OPA-LOCKA...MIAMI
  SPRINGS...SWEETWATER AND FLORIDA CITY.

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.

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 2588 8015 2575 8020 2561 8027 2542 8036
      2550 8065 2577 8055 2594 8032
TIME...MOT...LOC 2054Z 316DEG 5KT 2586 8035 2572 8053 2552 8059

$$

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