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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
538 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

FLZ066-067-070>075-172>174-041230-
HENDRY-INLAND PALM BEACH-INLAND COLLIER-INLAND BROWARD-
METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI-DADE-METRO MIAMI-DADE-MAINLAND MONROE-
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLEWISTON...LABELLE...
BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...PAHOKEE...SOUTH BAY...
BELLE GLADE...WELLINGTON...LION COUNTRY SAFARI...
SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK...IMMOKALEE...
MICCOSUKEE INDIAN RESERVATION...MARKHAM PARK...COCONUT CREEK...
CORAL SPRINGS...TAMARAC...SUNRISE...PLANTATION...DAVIE...
COOPER CITY...HOLLYWOOD...PEMBROKE PINES...MIRAMAR...HOMESTEAD...
FLORIDA CITY...REDLAND...MICCOSUKEE RESORT...KENDALE LAKES...
WEST KENDALL...COUNTRY WALK...SHARK VALLEY...MIAMI...
MIAMI GARDENS...MIAMI LAKES...HIALEAH...DORAL...SOUTH MIAMI...
KENDALL...CUTLER RIDGE...FLAMINGO...POMPANO BEACH...
FORT LAUDERDALE...FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH...HOLLYWOOD BEACH...
AVENTURA...MIAMI BEACH...MIAMI SHORES...DOWNTOWN MIAMI...
CUTLER BAY...HOMESTEAD BAYFRONT PARK...EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
538 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...PATCHY DENSE FOG...

AREAS OF FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH FLORIDA THIS
MORNING. IN A FEW SPOTS THE VISIBILITY HAD FALLEN TO ABOUT ONE
QUARTER OF A MILE. AREAS EXPERIENCING PATCHY DENSE FOG INCLUDE THE
U.S. 41 CORRIDOR THROUGH THE EVERGLADES...ALLIGATOR
ALLEY...DORAL...KENDALL...AND HOMESTEAD. MOTORISTS SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION. THE VISIBILITY MAY SUDDENLY DROP CAUSING A
HAZARDOUS SITUATION. SLOW DOWN...LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN
YOU AND THE NEXT CAR...AND USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS. THE FOG
WILL BURN OFF JUST AFTER SUNRISE.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
454 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
042100-
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 FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF 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-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
454 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...PATCHY DENSE FOG INTERIOR SOUTH FLORIDA THIS MORNING...
...SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TODAY EAST COAST...
...MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ELSEWHERE...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP AND OVERSPREAD SOUTH FLORIDA LATE THIS MORNING AND INTO
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING FREQUENT, DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

TORNADOES: ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST
THUNDERSTORMS, PARTICULARLY NEAR AND EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 95
CORRIDOR.

WATERSPOUTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF WATERSPOUTS OVER THE
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE STRONGEST
THUNDERSTORMS.

WIND: THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
BRIEF WIND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH THAT CAN CAUSE SCATTERED DAMAGE TO
TREES AND POWER LINES. GUSTY WINDS IN AND AROUND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE A PARTICULAR HAZARD FOR OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT.

HAIL: THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
HAIL TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS.

FLOODING: THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE RAIN TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
OVER MOST AREAS. THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY
HEAVIER RAINFALL AMOUNTS CAUSING PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND
IN AREAS SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.

VISIBILITY: PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS OVER INTERIOR SECTIONS OF SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT ON THURSDAY MAY BRING ENHANCED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS,
PARTICULARLY ACROSS INTERIOR SECTIONS OF SOUTH FLORIDA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND, HAIL 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.

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