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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
442 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FLC011-021-051-099-272115-
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BROWARD FL-PALM BEACH FL-COLLIER FL-HENDRY FL-
442 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN BROWARD...SOUTHWESTERN PALM BEACH...EAST CENTRAL
COLLIER AND SOUTHEASTERN HENDRY COUNTIES...

AT 441 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...OR 24 MILES EAST OF
AVE MARIA...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROTENBERGER WILDLIFE REFUGE...MICCOSUKEE INDIAN RESERVATION...HENDRY
CORRECTIONAL...BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION AND MILE MARKER 60 ON
ALLIGATOR ALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THIS STORM.
ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...
ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...
SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

INTENSE THUNDERSTORM LINES CAN OCCASIONALLY PRODUCE BRIEF TORNADOES
AND WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH NOT IMMEDIATELY
LIKELY...FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE
SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.

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