Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
442 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

FLZ047-054-202130-
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY FL-INDIAN RIVER FL-
442 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN INDIAN RIVER AND
SOUTHEASTERN BREVARD COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 441 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
KENANSVILLE TO NEAR BLUE CYPRESS LAKE...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35
MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PALM BAY...SEBASTIAN...FELLSMERE...MALABAR AND FLORIDANA BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING MAY OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

IF ON OR NEAR BLUE CYPRESS LAKE OR THE STICK MARSH...GET OUT OF THE
WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN
STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR
THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO
SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT FOR
EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2761 8078 2764 8078 2764 8087 2781 8088
      2806 8059 2794 8053 2794 8051 2797 8051
      2798 8053 2799 8052 2806 8057 2808 8057
      2808 8056 2781 8042
TIME...MOT...LOC 2041Z 219DEG 31KT 2773 8087 2767 8081

$$

CRISTALDI


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