Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
505 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

FLZ071>074-232145-
METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-
INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-
505 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR SOUTHWESTERN
BROWARD AND NORTH CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM EDT...

* AT 504 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8 MILES SOUTH OF INTERSECTION ALLIGATOR ALLEY
  AND MIAMI CANAL...OR 17 MILES WEST OF MIRAMAR...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
  25 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...
  SMALL 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...
  PEMBROKE PINES...MIRAMAR...MIAMI GARDENS...MIAMI LAKES...HIALEAH
  GARDENS...PALM SPRINGS NORTH...INTERSECTION U.S. 27 PINES BLVD...
  COUNTRY CLUB...PENNSUCO...INTERSECTION KROME AND U.S. 27 AND
  SOUTHWEST RANCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS ACTIVITY WAS ALSO DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR THE
FORMATION OF FUNNEL CLOUDS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND
LOCAL MEDIA FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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 2603 8075 2613 8057 2595 8028 2574 8058
TIME...MOT...LOC 2104Z 320DEG 24KT 2603 8062

$$

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