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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
455 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009


...MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM


AT 452 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF UP TO 30 KNOTS
FROM 11 NM EAST OF SURFSIDE TO 2 NM NORTH OF PACIFIC REEF. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY
IN SAFE HARBOR OR CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF CAUGHT ON
THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE
JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
449 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY FL OUT 20 NM...
FLORIDA BAY...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT


* AT 443 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 35
KNOTS FROM ANGELFISH KEY TO 9 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF BUTTONWOOD
SOUND...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...ROUGH BAY
WATERS AND ROUGH SEAS...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
HEAVY RAIN. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

YOU MAY REPORT SEVERE MARINE WEATHER TO THE NATIO
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
441 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY IN FLORIDA

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT.


* AT 440 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER EXTREME NORTHWESTERN POLK
COUNTY...OR 17 MILES NORTHWEST OF AUBURNDALE...AND MOVING NORTH AT
10 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL
AREAS OF THE INDICATED COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 58 MILES AN
HOUR AND OR LARGE DESTRUCTIVE HAIL. FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
AND VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. IF THE STORM APPROACHES
YOU...SEEK SHELTER IN AN ENCLOSED BUILDING ON THE LOWEST FLOOR. KEEP
AWAY FROM WINDOWS.
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREA...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM


AT 432 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF UP TO 30 KNOTS ABOUT 2
NM NORTHWEST OF WHITEWATER BAY....MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5 KNOTS.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY
IN SAFE HARBOR OR CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF CAUGHT ON
THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE
JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
434 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY...

AT 433 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG STORM OVER NORTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY...MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH...WHICH MAY CAUSE UNSECURED OBJECTS TO
BLOW AROUND. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL TEMPORARILY REDUCE VISIBILITY. SEEK
SHELTER INDOORS UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
419 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
SOUTHEASTERN SUMTER COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
SOUTHEASTERN HERNANDO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
NORTHEASTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
EASTERN PASCO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT


* AT 419 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING NICKEL SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF ZEPHYRHILLS...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
GIBSONIA.
THE GREEN SWAMP.
ZEPHYRHILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE SERIOUS
INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
MARION-
420 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WESTERN MARION
COUNTY FOR STRONG WINDS AND SMALL HAIL VALID UNTIL 500 PM EDT...


AT 420 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM CENTERED 5 MILES SOUTH OF OCALA AIRPORT...OR 9
MILES SOUTHWEST OF OCALA...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH. THIS STRONG
THUNDERSTORM WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND OCALA AIRPORT...OCALA...
SPARR...REDDICK...MCINTOSH...LOWELL...FLEMINGTON...CITRA AND ANTHONY
THROUGH 500 PM EDT. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND GUSTY
WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR
DAMAGE.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
415 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREA...
BISCAYNE BAY


AT 414 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF UP TO 30 KNOTS ABOUT 3
NM NORTHWEST OF BARNES SOUND....MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY
IN SAFE HARBOR OR CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF CAUGHT ON
THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE
JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
HILLSBOROUGH FL-
411 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT


* AT 411 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTOMS OVER THE
ADVISED AREA...LOCALIZED FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

KEEP CHILDREN FROM BEING SWEPT AWAY IN FLOODED DITCHES AND DRAINS!
FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR AND MAY STALL YOUR
VEHICLE. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP
VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN!
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
ALACHUA-BRADFORD-
404 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CENTRAL ALACHUA
AND WESTERN BRADFORD COUNTIES FOR STRONG WINDS AND FUNNEL CLOUDS
VALID UNTIL 430 PM EDT...


AT 400 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM CENTERED 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BROOKER...OR 11
MILES NORTH OF GAINESVILLE...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH. THIS STRONG
THUNDERSTORM WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND GAINESVILLE AIRPORT...
BROOKER AND SAMPSON THROUGH 430 PM EDT. GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH
CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR DAMAGE. DOPPLER RADAR HAS
INDICATED WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THIS STORM. TORNADOES MAY DEVELOP WITH
LITTLE OR NO ADVANCE WARNING.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
352 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM
BISCAYNE BAY


AT 351 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF UP TO 30 KNOTS OVER KEY
BISCAYNE....MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 KNOTS.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY
IN SAFE HARBOR OR CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF CAUGHT ON
THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE
JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 8101
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
344 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT


* AT 342 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING NICKEL SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES
WEST OF BARTOW...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
FORT MEADE.
MULBERRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE SERIOUS
INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO PROPERTY
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 8101
FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
MARION FL-
333 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
WESTERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT


* AT 330 PM EDT WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN
GENERALLY WEST OF THE INTERSTATE 75 CORRIDOR OVER NORTHWEST PORTIONS
OF THE COUNTY. ANOTHER AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS 10 MILES SOUTH
OF DUNNELLON AND SHOULD MOVE INTO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE
COUNTY WITHIN THE NEXT HALF HOUR. RAINFALL AMOUNTS THUS FAR HAVE
BEEN ON THE ORDER OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF...BUT OVER
ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE ADVISORY
AREA.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THESE STORMS WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND DONT DROWN.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
STATIONS...OR CABLE TELEVISION FOR ANY UPDATES OR FLOOD WARNINGS. FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
POLK-
332 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL POLK
COUNTY...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES
THUNDERSTORMS...MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH...WILL AFFECT THE MENTIONED
AREA INCLUDING FORT MEADE...WILLOW OAK...MULBERRY AND LAKELAND
HIGHLANDS...UNTIL 415 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL
OBJECTS. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH IN DIAMETER IS EXPECTED.
TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AND WILL CAUSE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
ALACHUA-MARION-
326 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR SOUTHERN ALACHUA
AND WESTERN MARION COUNTIES FOR STRONG WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND
EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING VALID UNTIL 415 PM EDT...


AT 325 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM CENTERED 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FLEMINGTON...OR 10
MILES WEST OF CITRA...MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH. THIS STRONG
THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS AROUND REDDICK...LOWELL...
FLEMINGTON...MCINTOSH...ROCHELLE ...MICANOPY...GROVE PARK AND CROSS
CREEK THROUGH 415 PM EDT. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH IN
DIAMETER...EXCESSIVE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF 40
TO 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR DAMAGE.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
ALACHUA FL-UNION FL-SUWANNEE FL-COLUMBIA FL-HAMILTON FL-
253 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
WESTERN ALACHUA COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...
COLUMBIA COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF LAKE CITY...
HAMILTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WHITE SPRINGS...JASPER...
NORTHEASTERN SUWANNEE COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SUWANNEE SPRINGS...
SOUTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 430 PM EDT


* AT 253 PM EDT WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN
ALONG THE WEST COAST SEABREEZE FROM ARCHER TO LAKE CITY AND JASPER.
HEAVY RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES HAS OCCURRED IN THE PAST HOUR.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND DONT DROWN.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
HILLSBOROUGH->
259 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS...
MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH...WILL AFFECT THONOTOSASSA...TEMPLE TERRACE...
SEFFNER AND MANGO...UNTIL 345 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW
SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. HAIL UP TO DIME SIZE IS
EXPECTED. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A
SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
DE SOTO-HARDEE-CHARLOTTE-
258 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN CHARLOTTE...EASTERN
HARDEE AND DESOTO COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...NEARLY STATIONARY...WILL AFFECT RURAL EASTERN
CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND RURAL CENTRAL DESOTO COUNTY...UNTIL 345 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND. SOME
DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND WIRES IS POSSIBLE. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS
EXPECTED. TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND
A LOW SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF
INCH IN DIAMETER IS EXPECTED. TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
TO NEAR ZERO AND WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
DE SOTO-HARDEE-CHARLOTTE-
248 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN CHARLOTTE...EASTERN
HARDEE AND DESOTO COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...NEARLY STATIONARY...WILL AFFECT RURAL EASTERN
CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND RURAL CENTRAL DESOTO COUNTY...UNTIL 345 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND. SOME
DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND WIRES IS POSSIBLE. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS
EXPECTED. TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND
A LOW SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF
INCH IN DIAMETER IS EXPECTED. TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
TO NEAR ZERO AND WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 8101
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
MARION-
232 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR EXTREME WESTERN
MARION COUNTY FOR STRONG WINDS AND EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING VALID UNTIL
315 PM EDT...


AT 233 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED 3 MILES WEST OF RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES...MOVING
NORTH AT 15 MPH. THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS
AROUND RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES AND ROMEO THROUGH 315 PM EDT. EXCESSIVE
CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR DAMAGE. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
PRODUCE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING
AREAS.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
HERNANDO-PASCO-
229 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL PASCO AND SOUTHWESTERN
HERNANDO COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS...
MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH...WILL AFFECT MOON LAKE ESTATES...
MASARYKTOWN...SPRING HILL AND WEEKI WACHEE...UNTIL 315 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW
SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. HAIL UP TO DIME SIZE IS
EXPECTED. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A
SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL

COLUMBIA-HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-

226 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR NORTHEASTERN
SUWANNEE...WESTERN COLUMBIA AND HAMILTON COUNTIES FOR STRONG WINDS
AND EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING VALID UNTIL 315 PM EDT...


AT 226 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED OVER WELLBORN...OR 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WHITE
SPRINGS...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH. THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL
ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND WINFIELD...WELLBORN...WATERTOWN...LAKE
CITY...FIVE POINTS...SUWANNEE VALLEY...HOUSTON...WHITE SPRINGS...LIVE
OAK AND SUWANNEE SPRINGS THROUGH 315 PM EDT. EXCESSIVE
CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR DAMAGE. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
PRODUCE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING
AREAS.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
DE SOTO-CHARLOTTE-
224 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009


...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN CHARLOTTE AND
SOUTHEASTERN DESOTO COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS...
MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH...WILL AFFECT RURAL NORTHEASTERN CHARLOTTE
COUNTY AND RURAL SOUTHERN DESOTO COUNTY...UNTIL 315 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW
SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH IN
DIAMETER IS EXPECTED. TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR
ZERO AND WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
222 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
MADISON COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MADISON...

* UNTIL 245 PM EDT


* AT 220 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING NICKEL SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
MADISON...AND MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
HANSON AND HAMBURG BY 235 PM EDT...
CHERRY LAKE AND PINETTA BY 240 PM EDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS.
REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

RELAY REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
TALLAHASSEE AT (8 5 0) 9 4 2 8 8 3 3. OR...YOU MAY CONTACT THE
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
216 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
EASTERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 245 PM EDT


* AT 215 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
TUCKERS CORNER...OR 17 MILES WEST OF LA BELLE...AND MOVING
NORTH AT 5 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
TUCKERS CORNER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE SERIOUS
INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
MADISON-
210 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR MADISON COUNTY IN
THE FLORIDA BIG BEND...

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT


AT 209 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8 MILES SOUTH OF MADISON...MOVING NORTH AT 20
MPH.

THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
MADISON BY 230 PM EDT.

WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WHICH MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING OF STREETS AND LOW LYING AREAS...AND IS ALSO
PRODUCING FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS.
REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

RELAY REPORTS OF SIGNIFICANT WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN TALLAHASSEE AT (8 5 0) 9 4 2 8 8 3 3. OR...YOU MAY CONTACT THE
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
CITRUS-LEVY-
208 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN LEVY AND CITRUS
COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES
THUNDERSTORMS...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH...WILL AFFECT THE MENTIONED
AREA INCLUDING WILLISTON...BEVERLY HILLS...AND BRONSON...UNTIL 245
PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW
SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. THIS STORM MAY PRODUCE PEA
SIZE HAIL. TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AND
WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
ALACHUA-COLUMBIA-GILCHRIST-SUWANNEE-
208 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WESTERN ALACHUA...
SOUTHEASTERN SUWANNEE...SOUTHWESTERN COLUMBIA AND NORTHEASTERN
GILCHRIST COUNTIES FOR STRONG WINDS AND EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING VALID
UNTIL 315 PM EDT...


AT 208 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED 2 MILES SOUTH OF ARCHER...OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST
OF BRONSON...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH. THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL
ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND ARCHER...NEWBERRY...ALACHUA...OLENO STATE
PARK...HIGH SPRINGS AND FORT WHITE THROUGH 315 PM EDT. EXCESSIVE
CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 45 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR DAMAGE. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
PRODUCE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING
AREAS.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
LAKE-
158 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MASCOTTE...GROVELAND...

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT.


* AT 155 PM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY
RAIN WITH A PERSISTENT STORM JUST SOUTH OF GROVELEND. THE STORM WAS
BUILDING SLOWLY NORTH. HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED TO AFFECT
GROVELAND AND MASCOTTE...WITH UP TO TWO TO FOUR INCHES POSSIBLE...
RESULTING IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD DEACTIVATE CRUISE CONTROL AND SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY
RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING. LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE
BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

STATE LAW REQUIRES HEADLIGHTS TO BE TURNED ON WHEN WINDSHIELD WIPERS
ARE IN USE.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-INLAND MIAMI-DADE FL-
156 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING INLAND MIAMI-DADE AND BROWARD
COUNTIES...


AT 156 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF
MICCOSUKEE RESORT. THIS AREA OF STORMS WAS DRIFTING SLOWLY NORTHWARD
AT SPEEDS AROUND 5 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

RURAL NORTHERN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
RURAL SOUTHERN BROWARD COUNTY

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS TO 50 MPH...PEA-SIZED 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. WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 50 MPH CAN
DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL
OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
DE SOTO-CHARLOTTE-
152 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHERN CHARLOTTE AND SOUTHERN
DESOTO COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES STATIONARY...WILL
AFFECT FORT OGDEN...UNTIL 230 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW
SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. HAIL UP TO DIME SIZE IS
EXPECTED. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A
SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-
146 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING ACROSS INLAND COLLIER COUNTY...

AT 146 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5 MILES EAST OF AVE MARIA...MOVING NORTH AT 10
MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

AVE MARIA...
BUNKER HILL...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS TO 50 MPH...PEA-SIZED 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. WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 50 MPH CAN
DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL
OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
136 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM AFFECTING SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY...

AT 135 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG STORM OVER GROVELAND...MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
STRIKES AND GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH...WHICH MAY CAUSE UNSECURED
OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL TEMPORARILY REDUCE
VISIBILITY. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

THIS STORM HAS RECENTLY SHOWN SOME WEAK ROTATION AND A FUNNEL CLOUD
CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

A BRIEF PERIOD OF SMALL HAIL...PEA TO DIME SIZE...WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

$$

SEDLOCK
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-INLAND MIAMI-DADE FL-
123 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS INTERIOR BROWARD AND
MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES...


AT 123 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
COMPLEX OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CENTERED ABOUT 10 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF MICCOSUKEE SERVICE PLAZA. THIS COMPLEX OF STORMS WAS DRIFTING
SLOWLY NORTHWARD AT SPEEDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL AFFECT...

RURAL SOUTHWESTERN BROWARD COUNTY

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS TO 50 MPH...PEA-SIZED 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. WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 50 MPH CAN
DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL
OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VISIT THE MIAMI NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI. FOR INFORMATION IN SPANISH, VISIT
OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI/ESPANOL.

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
105 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM

AT 105 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SEVERAL THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF UP TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE WATERS TO THE EAST OF PALM BEACH COUNTY. THE STRONGEST STORM
WAS LOCATED ABOUT 15 NM EAST OF PALM BEACH. ALL ACTIVITY WAS MOVING
NORTHWARD AT 10 KNOTS.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY
IN SAFE HARBOR OR CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF CAUGHT ON
THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE
JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
HENDRY FL-
1245 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING ACROSS RURAL HENDRY COUNTY...

AT 1245 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF DEVILS GARDEN...MOVING EAST
AT 5 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

RURAL CENTRAL HENDRY COUNTY
RURAL EASTERN HENDRY COUNTY

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS TO 50 MPH...PEA-SIZED 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. WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 50 MPH CAN
DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL
OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

RESIDENTS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR
ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

1046 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH OUT TO 60 NM


AT 1046 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SEVERAL THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF UP TO 30
KNOTS. THE STRONGEST STORM WAS LOCATED ABOUT 25 NM EAST OF
MANALAPAN. ALL ACTIVITY WAS MOVING NORTHWARD AT 20 KNOTS.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY
IN SAFE HARBOR OR CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF CAUGHT ON
THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE
JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
943 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM OVER GULF OF
MEXICO WATERS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM OVER GULF
OF MEXICO WATERS...
INCLUDING MIRAMAR BEACH...

* UNTIL 1115 AM CDT


* AT 940 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER 28 NM
SOUTHEAST OF MIRAMAR BEACH...OR ABOUT 21 NM SOUTHWEST OF LAGUNA
BEACH...MOVING NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR WATERSPOUTS. YOUR BEST COURSE OF EVASIVE
ACTION IF THREATENED BY A WATERSPOUT IS TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE
WATERSPOUT AT A 90 DEGREE ANGLE FROM ITS APPARENT MOVEMENT.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1040 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009
INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-


...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING ACROSS EASTERN BROWARD COUNTY...


AT 1040 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR PLANTATION...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

PLANTATION...
SAWGRASS MILLS MALL...
SUNRISE...
TAMARAC...
MARGATE...
COCONUT CREEK...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES AND GUSTY
WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH...WHICH CAN DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND
BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. LIGHTNING IS THE
NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN
SHELTERS OFFER NO PROTECTION. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL
THE STORM PASSES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
917 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM OVER GULF OF
MEXICO WATERS...
INCLUDING OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF...

* UNTIL 1000 AM CDT


* AT 916 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING SEVERE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS 22 NM
SOUTH OF OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF...MOVING NORTH AT 35 KNOTS.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR
OVER OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF BY 950 AM CDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
914 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM OVER GULF OF
MEXICO WATERS...
INCLUDING J BROWN LIBERTY SHIP REEF...NAVARRE BEACH...OKALOOSA
MILLENNIUM REEF AND TUGBOAT ZEUS REEF...

* UNTIL 945 AM CDT


* AT 914 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING SEVERE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS OVER J
BROWN LIBERTY SHIP REEF...MOVING NORTH AT 25 KNOTS.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR
OVER NAVARRE BEACH BY 940 AM CDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
900 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM OVER
GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
MOBILE BAY OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
INCLUDING ALABAMA PORT...BATTLESHIP PARK...BLAKELEY STATE PARK...
DAUPHIN ISLAND BRIDGE...DAUPHIN ISLAND FISHING PIER...DOG RIVER
BRIDGE...EAST FOWL RIVER BRIDGE...FAREWELL BUOY...FORT GAINES...
FORT MORGAN...GAILLARD ISLAND...GREAT POINT CLEAR...LEGACY
PLATFORM...MEAHER STATE PARK...MIDDLE BAY LIGHT...MISSISSIPPI
SOUND...PETIT BOIS PASS...PORTERSVILLE BAY...SAND ISLAND...
SOUTHWEST ROCK REEF AND WEST END OF DAUPHIN ISLAND...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT


* AT 857 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM OVER THE NEAR SHORE WATERS OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA. THIS
INCLUDES THE COASTAL WATERS SURROUNDING DAUPHIN ISLAND AND MOBILE
BAY.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR
8 NM WEST OF FORT GAINES BY 900 AM CDT
5 NM WEST OF DAUPHIN ISLAND BRIDGE BY 920 AM CDT
4 NM EAST OF MISSISSIPPI SOUND BY 930 AM CDT
6 NM WEST OF ALABAMA PORT BY 955 AM CDT
2 NM EAST OF PORTERSVILLE BAY BY 1005 AM CDT
7 NM WEST OF EAST FOWL RIVER BRIDGE BY 1030 AM CDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
952 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
EAST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WEST PALM BEACH...LAKE WORTH...DELRAY
BEACH...BOYNTON BEACH...

* UNTIL 1145 AM EDT


* AT 952 AM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN THIS MORNING
ACROSS THE PORTION OF EASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY BETWEEN LAKE
WORTH...WELLINGTON...AND WEST PALM BEACH. THIS WILL CONTINUE TO
RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER AND MINOR FLOODING OF
ROADWAYS AND LOW-LYING SPOTS. ALSO...A CERTIFIED NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE STORM SPOTTER LOCATED NEAR BOYNTON BEACH REPORTED A
RAINFALL RATE OF 3 INCHES WITHIN THE 2 HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 945
AM EDT.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
846 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM OVER GULF OF
MEXICO WATERS...
INCLUDING BARREL BARGE...EAST PASS AT DESTIN...FORT WALTON BEACH
PIER...FORT WALTON LIBERTY SHIP REEF...MARY ESTHER...MID BAY
BRIDGE...OKALOOSA REEF ODYSSEY AND SHALIMAR...

* UNTIL 1015 AM CDT


* AT 842 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING SEVERE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS 7 NM
SOUTHEAST OF OKALOOSA REEF ODYSSEY...OR ABOUT 6 NM NORTHWEST OF
OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF...MOVING NORTH AT 15 KNOTS.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR
6 NM EAST OF OKALOOSA REEF ODYSSEY BY 855 AM CDT
3 NM EAST OF FORT WALTON LIBERTY SHIP REEF BY 930 AM CDT
3 NM EAST OF BARREL BARGE BY 940 AM CDT
2 NM WEST OF EAST PASS AT DESTIN BY 945 AM CDT
2 NM EAST OF FORT WALTON BEACH PIER AND 6 NM EAST OF MARY ESTHER BY
950 AM CDT
2 NM EAST OF SHALIMAR AND 6 NM WEST OF MID BAY BRIDGE BY 1000 AM
CDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
933 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM


AT 933 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SEVERAL STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF UP TO
30 KNOTS...IN THE ATLANTIC WATERS TO THE EAST OF PALM BEACH COUNTY.
THE STRONGEST STORM WAS LOCATED ABOUT 30 NM EAST OF HILLSBORO BEACH.
ALL ACTIVITY WAS MOVING NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 KNOTS.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY
IN SAFE HARBOR OR CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF CAUGHT ON
THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE
JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
855 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SHARPES...PORT CANAVERAL...MERRITT
ISLAND...CAPE CANAVERAL...TITUSVILLE...SCOTTSMOOR...ROCKLEDGE...
PORT SAINT JOHN...MIMS...COCOA BEACH...COCOA...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT.


* AT 854 AM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY
RAIN MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN HALF OF BREVARD COUNTY. DOPPLER RADAR
ESTIMATES INDICATE THAT A QUICK ONE TO TWO INCHES MAY OCCUR WITH THE
HEAVY SHOWERS...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF THREE INCHES.
THIS WILL LEAD TO FLOODING OF ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD DEACTIVATE CRUISE CONTROL AND SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY
RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING. LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE
BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
831 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DELRAY BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM

* UNTIL 930 AM EDT


* AT 831 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OF 34 KNOTS OR
GREATER...ABOUT 20 NM EAST OF PALM BEACH SHORES...AND MOVING
NORTHWESTWARD AT 15 KNOTS. ANOTHER STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 40
NM EAST OF DELRAY BEACH...AND MOVING NORTHWESTWARD AT 15 KNOTS.

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. MOVE
TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND
LIFE JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
823 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
EAST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WEST PALM BEACH...RIVIERA BEACH...
LAKE WORTH...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT


* AT 822 AM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN WITHIN THE LAST
HOUR OR SO ACROSS THE PORTION OF EASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY NEAR
THE FLORIDA TURNPIKE...AND BETWEEN STATE ROAD 704 AND U S HIGHWAY
90. THE AREA OF HEAVIEST RAIN HAS FALLEN NEAR AND JUST NORTH OF
GOLDEN LAKES. THIS WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER AND
MINOR FLOODING OF ROADWAYS AND LOW-LYING SPOTS.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
817 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE OFFSHORE NORTHEAST FLORIDA WATERS...


AT 814 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WINDS...40 TO 60 MILES
EAST OF CRESCENT BEACH...MOVING NORTH AT 15 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES. HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES BELOW 1 NM AT TIMES. YOUR BEST COURSE OF
ACTION IS TO SEEK SAFE HARBOR...BUT IF YOU ARE CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER...STAY BELOW DECK AND AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

LAT...LON 3019 8070 3022 8035 2964 8012 2962 8044

$$

ZIBURA
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
ST. LUCIE-
330 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING NORTHWESTERN ST. LUCIE COUNTY...

AT 328 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG STORM OVER CENTRAL ST. LUCIE COUNTY...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10
MPH.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH...WHICH CAN CAUSE UNSECURED OBJECTS TO
BLOW AROUND...SNAP TREE LIMBS OR CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL TEMPORARILY REDUCE VISIBILITY. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES.

A BRIEF PERIOD OF SMALL HAIL...PEA TO DIME SIZE...WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

RADAR IS INDICATING SOME ROTATION WITH THESE CELLS WHICH COULD FORM
FUNNEL CLOUDS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-
315 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING ACROSS CENTRAL BROWARD COUNTY...

AT 312 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF INTERSECTION ALLIGATOR ALLEY
AND MIAMI CANAL...MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

RURAL CENTRAL BROWARD COUNTY
RURAL NORTHWESTERN BROWARD COUNTY
RURAL SOUTHWESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY
WINDS TO 50 MPH...AND UP TO PEA SIZED HAIL. LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER
ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN SHELTERS OFFER
NO PROTECTION. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM
PASSES.
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