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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:04 PM EDT on May 04, 2016

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on May 04, 2016

... Significant weather advisory for frequent to excessive lightning
and 45 to 55 mph winds for Broward... southern Palm Beach... east
central Collier... Miami-Dade... southeastern Hendry and northeastern
Mainland Monroe counties until 400 PM EDT...

* at 302 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
over intersection Alligator alley and Miami canal... or 20 miles
northwest of Pembroke Pines... moving east at 20 mph. Additional
strong storms are developing across the area.

* 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.

* Locations impacted include...
Miami... Hialeah... Fort Lauderdale... Pembroke Pines... Hollywood...
Miramar... Coral Springs... Pompano Beach... Davie... Miami Beach...
Plantation... sunrise... Boca Raton... Deerfield Beach... Boynton Beach...
Delray Beach... Homestead... Tamarac... Margate and Coral Gables.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to street flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

Motorists driving on main interstates and highways should exercise
extreme caution while driving in heavy rain. Slow down and allow
extra space between vehicles.

Residents should remain on the alert for additional statements and
possible warnings.

Lat... Lon 2648 8003 2612 8009 2540 8014 2536 8015
      2564 8087 2666 8091 2667 8066
time... Mot... loc 1902z 256deg 18kt 2614 8064


Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 8:54 AM EDT on May 04, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 07, 2016

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday evening for low relative humidity and dry fuels for fire
weather zones
063... 066... 067... 068... 069... 070... 071... 072... 073... 074... 075...
168... 172... 173 and 174...

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Friday morning through Saturday

* Affected area... fire weather zones 063... 066... 067... 068...
069... 070... 071... 072... 073... 074... 075... 168... 172... 173 and

* Wind... wind across South Florida will range from 10 to 15 miles
per hour with gusts 15 to 20 miles per hour possible, with
Friday seeing the stronger wind and gustier conditions.

* Humidity... relative humidity will drop in the low to mid 30's on
Friday, and in the mid 20's to around 30 percent on Saturday.

* Energy release component (erc)... erc is not forecast for those
periods as of yet, however, Florida Forest service has reported
fuels will likely become volatile by Friday and Saturday.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

Record Report

Statement as of 4:22 PM EDT on May 03, 2016

... Record high temperature set at West Palm Beach...

a record high temperature of 93 degrees was set at West Palm Beach today.
This breaks the old record of 91 last set in 1986.

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Wind Advisory
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
California - Wind Advisory
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Kentucky - Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Air Quality Alert
Virginia - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Frost Advisory

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