Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
530 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

FLZ075-242215-
MAINLAND MONROE FL-
530 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR SOUTHEASTERN MAINLAND MONROE COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM EDT...

* AT 530 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES
  SOUTH OF MAHOGANY HAMMOCK TO NEAR MIDDLE CAPE SABLE...AND MOVING
  SOUTHWEST AT 10 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NORTHWEST CAPE SABLE...MIDDLE CAPE SABLE AND FLAMINGO.

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 2512 8117 2518 8122 2519 8122 2534 8108
      2529 8086 2521 8086 2517 8087 2516 8090
      2514 8090 2513 8097 2512 8100 2513 8105
TIME...MOT...LOC 2130Z 055DEG 9KT 2521 8081 2517 8119

$$

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