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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
139 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

FLZ068-168-011800-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
139 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL COASTAL PALM BEACH
COUNTY AND EAST CENTRAL METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY...

* UNTIL 200 PM EDT

* AT 138 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER SCHALL CIRCLE...OR OVER WEST PALM BEACH...
  MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY
WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH.  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.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  WEST PALM BEACH...RIVIERA BEACH...PALM BEACH...PALM SPRINGS...NORTH
  PALM BEACH...LAKE PARK...HAVERHILL...CLOUD LAKE...DOWNTOWN WEST
  PALM BEACH...GUN CLUB ESTATES...ROYAL PALM ESTATES...PALM BEACH
  INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...LAKE BELVEDERE ESTATES...SCHALL CIRCLE...
  PORT OF PALM BEACH...GOLDEN LAKES...LAKE CLARKE SHORES...MANGONIA
  PARK...GLEN RIDGE AND STACEY STREET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 2665 8003 2665 8004 2671 8004 2671 8005
      2665 8005 2664 8013 2675 8016 2679 8006
      2680 8005 2679 8005 2679 8004 2682 8004
      2678 8003 2677 8003 2672 8005 2674 8004
TIME...MOT...LOC 1738Z 249DEG 19KT 2671 8010

$$



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