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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
911 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FLC087-280200-
MIDDLE KEYS IN MONROE FL-
911 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIDDLE KEYS IN MONROE COUNTY
UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

AT 907 PM EDT...CLUSTERS OF STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
BAHIA HONDA CHANNEL BRIDGE ARE MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH
APPROACHING THE MIDDLE KEYS.

THE MIDDLE KEYS CAN EXPECT WINDS NEAR 45 MPH WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARATHON...LONG KEY VIADUCT...WEST END OF LONG KEY VIADUCT...EAST END
OF LONG KEY VIADUCT...LONG KEY...DUCK KEY...CONCH KEY...GRASSY KEY...
BOOT KEY...KEY COLONY BEACH AND LAYTON.

THIS INCLUDES US 1 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 52 AND 69...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT...OR YOU CAN CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN KEY WEST DIRECTLY AT 3 0 5...2 9 6...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3.

LAT...LON 2474 8104 2475 8097 2483 8081 2484 8080
      2482 8081 2482 8079 2480 8086 2476 8091
      2476 8093 2473 8101 2472 8101 2473 8103
      2472 8107 2469 8108 2470 8110
TIME...MOT...LOC 0107Z 246DEG 12KT 2469 8131
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