Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
720 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT

* AT 719 AM CDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS DETECTED A STRONG
  THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED 44 NM SOUTH OF OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF...OR 63 NM WEST OF
  EMPIRE MICA WRECK...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN TORNADOES. TORNADOES CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CDT FOR THE ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2964 8651 2986 8599 2974 8579 2962 8576
      2951 8571 2943 8561 2938 8551 2913 8537
      2906 8626 2918 8636 2933 8644 2937 8652
TIME...MOT...LOC 1219Z 250DEG 25KT 2923 8656

$$

15-HARRIGAN


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