Monday, January 23, 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY BROWARD COUNTY



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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Miami FL
248 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

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Inland Broward County FL-Coastal Broward County FL-
Coastal Palm Beach County FL-Inland Collier County FL-
Mainland Monroe FL-Metro Broward County FL-
Metropolitan Miami Dade FL-Far South Miami-Dade County FL-
Inland Palm Beach County FL-Inland Miami-Dade County FL-
Metro Palm Beach County FL-Coastal Miami Dade County FL-
248 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...Significant Weather Advisory for frequent to excessive lightning,
small hail, up to 55 mph winds and the development of funnel clouds
for southeastern Collier...Mainland Monroe...Miami-Dade...Broward
and southeastern Palm Beach Counties Until 415 AM EST...

* At 247 AM EST...Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms with rotation, Capable of producing a funnel cloud
along a line extending from Parkland to 6 miles east of Wilderness
Waterway...and moving southeast at 45 mph.

* In addition, frequent to excessive lightning, gusty winds up to 55
mph, small hail, torrential downpours, or a combination of these
are possible. 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood,
Miramar, Coral Springs, West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach, Davie,
Miami Beach, Plantation, Sunrise, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach,
Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Homestead, Tamarac and Wellington.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This activity was also developing in an environment favorable for the
formation of funnel clouds. Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio and
local media for additional updates and possible warnings.

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A tornado watch remains in effect until 600 AM EST for southeastern
and southwestern Florida.


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