Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
540 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

FLZ147-162215-
Northern Brevard County FL-
540 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN BREVARD COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM EDT...

At 538 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Sharpes, moving northeast at 10 mph. This storm has the potential to
produce a waterspout across the intracoastal waters east of Sharpes
and north of State Route 528.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sharpes and Merritt Island.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways. Cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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LAT...LON 2844 8051 2838 8076 2845 8081 2864 8063
      2847 8050 2845 8049
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 229DEG 8KT 2844 8075

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