Okeechobee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Weather Statement
Statement as of 3:39 PM EDT on July 04, 2015

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Osceola and north
central Okeechobee counties until 415 PM EDT...

At 336 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
near the Kissimmee prarie preserve... south of Lake Marian. This
storm was nearly stationary. Other strong storms were developing in
the area and drifting generally north.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The primary threats will be cloud to ground lightning and strong wind
gusts... which can cause unsecured objects to blow around... snap tree
limbs... cause power outages or capsize small boats. Heavy rainfall
will temporarily reduce visibility. Seek shelter indoors until the
storm passes.

Boaters should be aware that strong wind gusts sometimes occur well
away from the heavy rain and lightning associated with storms.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will reduce
visibility and may lead to temporary flooding of low lying and poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 2758 8113 2764 8114 2766 8113 2766 8114
      2769 8115 2771 8115 2774 8116 2775 8118
      2776 8118 2776 8117 2778 8119 2785 8094
      2757 8092
time... Mot... loc 1936z 174deg 2kt 2767 8111


Sharp


339 PM EDT Sat Jul 4 2015

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Osceola and north
central Okeechobee counties until 415 PM EDT...

At 336 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
near the Kissimmee prarie preserve... south of Lake Marian. This
storm was nearly stationary. Other strong storms were developing in
the area and drifting generally north.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The primary threats will be cloud to ground lightning and strong wind
gusts... which can cause unsecured objects to blow around... snap tree
limbs... cause power outages or capsize small boats. Heavy rainfall
will temporarily reduce visibility. Seek shelter indoors until the
storm passes.

Boaters should be aware that strong wind gusts sometimes occur well
away from the heavy rain and lightning associated with storms.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will reduce
visibility and may lead to temporary flooding of low lying and poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 2758 8113 2764 8114 2766 8113 2766 8114
      2769 8115 2771 8115 2774 8116 2775 8118
      2776 8118 2776 8117 2778 8119 2785 8094
      2757 8092
time... Mot... loc 1936z 174deg 2kt 2767 8111


Sharp

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