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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
143 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

FLZ073-074-173-174-300630-
FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL-
METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-
143 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
FOR CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE COUNTY UNTIL 230 AM EDT...

* AT 143 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  OVER HOMESTEAD BAYFRONT PARK...OR OVER TURKEY POINT...MOVING
  NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

* THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING
  IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN
  SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...ON BEACHES OR GOLF COURSES OFFER NO
  PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE
  BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HOMESTEAD...HOMESTEAD MIAMI SPEEDWAY...THE REDLAND...HOMESTEAD
  GENERAL AIRPORT...BLACK POINT...FLORIDA CITY...RICHMOND WEST...
  GOULDS...WEST PERRINE...HOMESTEAD BASE...LEISURE CITY...ZOO
  MIAMI...PRINCETON...CUTLER BAY...COUNTRY WALK...NARANJA...THE
  HAMMOCKS...EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK...SOUTH MIAMI HEIGHTS AND
  INLIKITA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

LAT...LON 2541 8020 2534 8026 2537 8031 2532 8038
      2550 8068 2571 8054 2557 8030 2550 8034
      2539 8033 2538 8031 2541 8030 2539 8030
      2540 8024 2540 8022 2550 8019 2550 8018
TIME...MOT...LOC 0543Z 122DEG 19KT 2542 8032

$$

SI




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
939 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
301345-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
939 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...FLOOD WATCH LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

FLOODING: DUE TO THE POTENTIAL OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR
LATE TONIGHT FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST
OVERNIGHT. IN ADDITION TO HEAVY RAINFALL...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING
STRONG WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH MAY ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST
THUNDERSTORMS.

WIND: GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH MAY ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST BANDS OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING FROM SOUTHEAST TO NORTHWEST
ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA AND SURROUNDING WATERS. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ATLANTIC WATERS.

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT SUNDAY.  THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY RAINFALL LEADING TO FLOODING, AS WELL AS GUSTY WINDS SUNDAY
AND MONDAY ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA. THE HEAVY RAIN AND FLOOD RISK
LOOKS TO BE ACROSS ALL OF SOUTH FLORIDA ON SUNDAY WITH THE GREATER
RISK OF FLOODING SHIFTING TO THE GULF COAST ON MONDAY.

HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES THROUGH MONDAY MAY LEAD TO MINOR TIDAL
FLOODING IN TYPICALLY VULNERABLE ARES ALONG THE ATLANTIC AND GULF
COASTS.

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES
ON SUNDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS OVER ATLANTIC
WATERS...WHERE A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

MORE TYPICAL SUMMER THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE REGION FOR
THE MIDDLE TO LATTER PART OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND AND
FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN
MIAMI.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$
KONARIK




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
601 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FLZ168-172-173-301100-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0028.150829T2201Z-150831T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
601 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...PERSISTENT GUSTY EASTERLY WINDS WILL AFFECT THE EAST
  COAST METRO AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$


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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
448 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-300900-
/O.NEW.KMFL.FA.A.0002.150830T0900Z-150831T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GLADES-HENDRY-INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-
INLAND COLLIER-INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-
METRO MIAMI DADE-MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
448 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTH FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING COASTAL BROWARD...COASTAL ...COLLIER...COASTAL MIAMI
  DADE...COASTAL PALM BEACH...FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE...GLADES...
  HENDRY...INLAND BROWARD...INLAND COLLIER...INLAND MIAMI DADE...
   INLAND PALM BEACH...MAINLAND MONROE...METRO BROWARD...METRO
  MIAMI DADE AND METRO PALM BEACH.

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT

* DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF ERIKA
  CURRENTLY EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TO CENTRAL CUBA
  WILL BE MOVING INTO SOUTH FLORIDA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT. THIS WILL CREATE A THREAT FOR VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS
  SOUTH FLORIDA WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ALONG WITH
  THE POSSIBILITY OF MUCH HIGHER AMOUNTS WHERE SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE SAME AREA.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY CREATE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF STREETS...URBAN
  AREAS...AND LOW LYING FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

BAXTER




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