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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.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
OSCEOLA-
312 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009


...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING WESTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY...

AT 311 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG STORMS 20 MILES NORTHEAST OF LAKE KISSIMMEE. THE
STORMS WERE MOVING NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE FREQUENT 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.

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.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
CLAY-DUVAL-FLAGLER-NASSAU-PUTNAM-ST JOHNS-
300 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...HEAVY RAINFALL TO CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING FOR NORTH FLORIDA...

HEAVY RAINFALL HAS CONTINUED TO FALL ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA WITH MANY
DIRT ROADS BECOMING IMPASSABLE OR WASHING OUT. IN CLAY COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTS ABOUT 12 DIRT ROADS EXPERIENCING
PROBLEMS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE COUNTY.
NUMEROUS DIRT ROADS ARE REPORTED IMPASSABLE IN PUTNAM AND FLAGLER
COUNTIES. ALSO REPORTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED OF SIGNIFICANT FLOODING
IN THE WESTSIDE OF JACKSONVILLE.

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS AND BE ESPECIALLY
CAREFUL IF TRYING TO TRAVEL ON DIRT ROADWAYS. THE RAINFALL WILL
CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING RUSH HOUR WITH SOME LET UP LATER THIS
EVENING. IT IS LIKELY ADDITIONAL BANDS WILL FORM OVER THE ATLANTIC
OCEAN OVERNIGHT AND THESE BANDS WILL LIKELY IMPACT PORTIONS OF
NORTH FLORIDA LATER TONIGHT. REMAIN ALERT FOR WATCHES AND POSSIBLE
WARNINGS.

$$

SANDRIK
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
312 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWEST LAKE OKEECHOBEE

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT


* AT 311 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT NEAR LIBERTY
POINT....MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

* THIS STORM WILL ALSO AFFECT

WESTERN LAKE OKEECHOBEE

AND SURROUNDING COASTAL AREAS.

WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS. YOUR BEST COURSE OF EVASIVE ACTION IF THREATENED BY A
WATERSPOUT IS TO MOVE AT A 90 DEGREE ANGLE FROM ITS APPARENT
MOVEMENT. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
PUTNAM FL-
308 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...PUTNAM COUNTY
IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT THURSDAY


* THE ONGOING COASTAL STORM HAS ALREADY PRODUCED RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS PUTNAM COUNTY. ANOTHER 3 TO 6
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAS
REPORTED FLOODING ACROSS THE COUNTY INCLUDING A LARGE CULVERT
WASHING OUT ON CORRAL FARMS ROAD. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL WORSEN
THE SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL FLOOD MANY CREEKS...STREAMS...STORM RETENTION
PONDS AND LOW LYING AREAS. ADDITIONALLY...NUMEROUS HIGHWAYS...
STREETS...ROADS...UNDERPASSES AND ACCESS TO HOUSING MAY BE CLOSED DUE
TO HIGH WATER. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO
GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. ROAD WASHOUTS MAY BE COVERED
BY WATER. VEHICLES CAUGHT IN RISING WATER SHOULD BE ABANDONED
QUICKLY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

FLOOD WATERS MAY TAKE DAYS TO RECEDE.

DO NOT VENTURE IN FLOODED AREAS. SINKHOLES MAY DEVELOP.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
FLAGLER FL-
258 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...FLAGLER
COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT THURSDAY


* THE ONGOING COASTAL STORM HAS ALREADY PRODUCED RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 16 INCHES ACROSS FLAGLER COUNTY. ANOTHER 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY. MANY SECONDARY STREETS
INCLUDING MAIN ROADS ARE FLOODING ACROSS THE COUNTY. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL WILL WORSEN THE SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS...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. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. MAKE THE
SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

DO NOT VENTURE IN FLOODED AREAS. SINKHOLES MAY DEVELOP.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
320 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
DESOTO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT


* AT 319 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING NICKEL SIZE HAIL. THIS
STORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ARCADIA...AND MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
ARCADIA.

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: 7919
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
301 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
WEST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.
NORTHEASTERN HENDRY COUNTY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT


* AT 300 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 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
OKEELANTA...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
OKEELANTA...
SOUTH BAY...
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN ALSO PRODUCE TORNADOES WITH LITTLE OR NO
ADVANCE WARNING. PREPARE TO MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN AN INTERIOR
ROOM IN THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOUSE OR BUSINESS IF A TORNADO IS
SPOTTED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER OR DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI. OR YOU CAN
ALSO CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI DIRECTLY AT
305.229.4528 TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
CLAY-DUVAL-FLAGLER-NASSAU-PUTNAM-ST JOHNS-
300 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...HEAVY RAINFALL TO CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING FOR NORTH FLORIDA...

HEAVY RAINFALL HAS CONTINUED TO FALL ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA WITH MANY
DIRT ROADS BECOMING IMPASSABLE OR WASHING OUT. IN CLAY COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTS ABOUT 12 DIRT ROADS EXPERIENCING
PROBLEMS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE COUNTY.
NUMEROUS DIRT ROADS ARE REPORTED IMPASSABLE IN PUTNAM AND FLAGLER
COUNTIES. ALSO REPORTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED OF SIGNIFICANT FLOODING
IN THE WESTSIDE OF JACKSONVILLE.

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS AND BE ESPECIALLY
CAREFUL IF TRYING TO TRAVEL ON DIRT ROADWAYS. THE RAINFALL WILL
CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING RUSH HOUR WITH SOME LET UP LATER THIS
EVENING. IT IS LIKELY ADDITIONAL BANDS WILL FORM OVER THE ATLANTIC
OCEAN OVERNIGHT AND THESE BANDS WILL LIKELY IMPACT PORTIONS OF
NORTH FLORIDA LATER TONIGHT. REMAIN ALERT FOR WATCHES AND POSSIBLE
WARNINGS.

$$

SANDRIK
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
FLAGLER FL-
258 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...FLAGLER
COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT THURSDAY


* THE ONGOING COASTAL STORM HAS ALREADY PRODUCED RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 16 INCHES ACROSS FLAGLER COUNTY. ANOTHER 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY. MANY SECONDARY STREETS
INCLUDING MAIN ROADS ARE FLOODING ACROSS THE COUNTY. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL WILL WORSEN THE SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS...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. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. MAKE THE
SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

DO NOT VENTURE IN FLOODED AREAS. SINKHOLES MAY DEVELOP.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-POLK-
256 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN POLK...HIGHLANDS AND
HARDEE COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES
THUNDERSTORMS...MOVING WEST AT 25 MPH...WILL AFFECT THE MENTIONED
AREA...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. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW
DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
252 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
MANATEE COUNTY IN FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT


* AT 251 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZE HAIL. THIS
STORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES SOUTH OF PARRISH...OR 10 MILES EAST OF
PALMETTO...AND MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
PARRISH.
ELLENTON.
PALMETTO.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-POLK-
251 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN POLK...HIGHLANDS AND
HARDEE COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS...
MOVING WEST AT 40 MPH...WILL AFFECT SEBRING...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. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW
DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
248 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM OVER
GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM OVER
GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
TAMPA BAY WATERS OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
INCLUDING ANNA MARIA ISLAND...CLEARWATER BEACH...DUNEDIN...EGMONT
KEY...INDIAN ROCKS BEACH...JOHNS PASS...LONGBOAT PASS...NEW PASS...
PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...SARASOTA BAY...SUNSHINE SKYWAY BRIDGE AND
TERRA CEIA BAY...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 245 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
FROM EGMONT KEY TO 27 NM EAST OF NEW PASS...MOVING WEST AT 25
KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT STRONG WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
MANATEE-HILLSBOROUGH-
249 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN HILLSBOROUGH AND
MANATEE COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH...WILL AFFECT MYAKKA
HEAD...MYAKKA CITY...PARRISH AND ELLENTON...SUN CITY CENTER...
RUSKIN...PALMETTO...AND BOYETTE...UNTIL 330 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 POSSIBLE. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW
DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
238 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING ACROSS WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY...

AT 238 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 4 MILES NORTH OF HOLEY LAND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
AREA...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

OKEELANTA...
SOUTH BAY...
LAKE HARBOR...
US 27...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE 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.

ALSO...THIS STORM IS DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES.

RESIDENTS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR
ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
HENDRY FL-GLADES FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
235 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS SOUTHWEST LAKE OKEECHOBEE AREA
AND EASTERN GLADES COUNTY...


AT 233 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF
CLEWISTON TO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CLEWISTON...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10
MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL AFFECT...

CLEWISTON...
HARLEM...
LAKEPORT...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE 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.

ALSO...THESE STORMS ARE DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES.

RESIDENTS NEAR THE PATH OF THESE STORMS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT
FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
240 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009
ST. JOHNS FL-DUVAL FL-


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...DUVAL COUNTY
IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT


* AT 230 PM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUES TO
INDICATE BANDS OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING IN OFF THE ATLANTIC
OVER DUVAL COUNTY PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER
HOUR. THIS COASTAL STORM HAS ALREADY PRODUCED RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 4 TO 8 INCHES OVER THE PAST 2 DAYS...WITH ANOTHER 2 TO 4 INCHES
LIKELY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE PUBLIC HAS REPORTED FLOODING OF HOMES
ON 105TH STREET NEAR THE FLEA MARKET ON THE WESTSIDE OF
JACKSONVILLE. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL WORSEN THE SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL FLOOD MANY CREEKS...STREAMS...STORM RETENTION
PONDS AND LOW LYING AREAS.
ADDITIONALLY...HIGHWAYS...STREETS...ROADS...UNDERPASSES AND ACCESS
TO HOUSING MAY BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROAD. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. ROAD WASHOUTS MAY BE COVERED BY WATER. VEHICLES CAUGHT IN
RISING WATER SHOULD BE ABANDONED QUICKLY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
Member Since: August 2, 2005 Posts: 17 Comments: 7919
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
241 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT


* AT 238 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OF 34
KNOTS OR GREATER AND WATERSPOUTS OVER THE OFFSHORE ATLANTIC WATERS
OF SOUTHEAST FLORIDA...MOVING NORTH 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.

WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS. YOUR BEST COURSE OF EVASIVE ACTION IF THREATENED BY A
WATERSPOUT IS TO MOVE AT A 90 DEGREE ANGLE FROM ITS APPARENT
MOVEMENT. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
241 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL ORANGE COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WINTER PARK...ORLANDO...OAK RIDGE...
FAIRVIEW SHORES...CONWAY...

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT.

* AT 238 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 6 MILES WEST
OF ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
PINE CASTLE...OAK RIDGE AND BELLE ISLE BY 250 PM EDT...
CONWAY BY 255 PM EDT...
ORLANDO BY 300 PM EDT...
FAIRVIEW SHORES AND WINTER PARK BY 315 PM EDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS
THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY
ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU
ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE
LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO
NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
226 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...FUNNEL CLOUDS POSSIBLE OVER SOUTH CENTRAL ORANGE COUNTY...NORTH
OSCEOLA COUNTY...


AT 222 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FUNNEL CLOUDS AND STRONG WIND GUSTS NEAR
KISSIMMEE AND BUENA VENTURE LAKES...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE GUSTY WINDS
AND FUNNEL CLOUDS INCLUDE BAY HILL...CAMPBELL...DOCTOR PHILLIPS AND
THE TOURIST PARKS ACROSS SOUTHWEST ORANGE COUNTY.

FUNNEL CLOUDS CAN OCCASIONALLY TOUCH DOWN AND PRODUCE BRIEF...SMALL
TORNADOES. MOVE INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
225 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
TAMPA BAY WATERS OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
INCLUDING COURTNEY CAMPBELL CAUSEWAY...GANDY BRIDGE...HILLSBOROUGH
BAY...HOWARD FRANKLAND BRIDGE...OLD TAMPA BAY AND TAMPA BAY...

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT


* AT 223 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER 3 NM
SOUTHEAST OF RUSKIN...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT STRONG WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
217 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
LAKE OKEECHOBEE

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT


* AT 216 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OF 34
KNOTS OR GREATER FROM 13 NM EAST OF CALUSA TO LIBERTY POINT... FROM
8 NM SOUTH OF BUCKHEAD RIDGE TO LIBERTY POINT....MOVING NORTHWEST
AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO AFFECT

LIBERTY POINT...
CALUSA...

AND SURROUNDING COASTAL AREAS.

WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS. YOUR BEST COURSE OF EVASIVE ACTION IF THREATENED BY A
WATERSPOUT IS TO MOVE AT A 90 DEGREE ANGLE FROM ITS APPARENT
MOVEMENT. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
ORANGE-OSCEOLA-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
155 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY...
SOUTHWESTERN ORANGE COUNTY...OSCEOLA COUNTY...


AT 153 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG STORM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ANIMAL KINGDOM...MOVING NORTHWEST
AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STRONG STORM INCLUDE CLERMONT.

OTHER STRONG STORMS WERE LOCATED NEAR POINCIANA...LAKE KISSIMMEE AND
KENANSVILLE.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE FREQUENT 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.

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 MELBOURNE FL
OKEECHOBEE-
152 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING OKEECHOBEE COUNTY...

AT 150 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG STORM OVER TAYLOR CREEK...MOVING NORTHWEST AT AROUND 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STRONG STORM INCLUDE FOUR SEASONS
ESTATES...OKEECHOBEE...AND BASSWOOD ESTATES.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE FREQUENT 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.

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 MELBOURNE FL
204 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY IN FLORIDA

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT.


* AT 202 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
OKEECHOBEE...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 35 MPH. THIS STORM WAS
ALSO PRODUCING FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...BUT ARE NOT LIMITED
TO...BASINGER...OKEECHOBEE AND BASSWOOD ESTATES.

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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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
CLAY FL-PUTNAM FL-FLAGLER FL-ST. JOHNS FL-
154 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN CLAY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
NORTHERN FLAGLER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
NORTHERN PUTNAM COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PALATKA...INTERLACHEN...EAST
PALATKA...
SOUTHERN ST. JOHNS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SAINT AUGUSTINE BEACH...HASTINGS...
CRESCENT BEACH...

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT


* AT 153 PM EDT WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN
MOVING IN OFF THE ATLANTIC PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED THROUGH 4 PM EDT. THIS WILL OCCUR OVER ALREADY VERY
SATURATED GROUND FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
158 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 245 PM EDT


* AT 156 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUE TO
INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE
HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR BELLE GLADE...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
BELLE GLADES...
PAHOKEE...
CANAL POINT...
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN ALSO PRODUCE TORNADOES WITH LITTLE OR NO
ADVANCE WARNING. PREPARE TO MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN AN INTERIOR
ROOM IN THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOUSE OR BUSINESS IF A TORNADO IS
SPOTTED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER OR DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
ST. JOHNS FL-DUVAL FL-
149 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
SOUTHEASTERN DUVAL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...UNF...MANDARIN...JACKSONVILLE
BEACH...DOWNTOWN JACKSONVILLE...ARLINGTON...
NORTHEASTERN ST. JOHNS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PONTE VEDRA BEACH...PALM VALLEY...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT


* AT 146 PM EDT WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN
MOVING IN OFF THE ATLANTIC PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF AN INCH PER
HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE ADVISORY AREA THROUGH 4 PM TODAY. THIS WILL OCCUR OVER ALREADY
VERY SATURATED GROUND FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
154 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL GLADES COUNTY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 245 PM EDT


* AT 152 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS
STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LAKEPORT...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
LAKEPORT...
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER OR DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI. OR YOU CAN
ALSO CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI DIRECTLY AT
305.229.4528 TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
HENDRY FL-GLADES FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
135 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS NORTHWEST INTERIOR AREAS AND
WESTERN LAKE OKEECHOBEE AREA OF SOUTH FLORIDA...


AT 133 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES EAST OF
VENUS TO 3 MILES WEST OF OKEELANTA...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL AFFECT...

CLEWISTON...
LAKEPORT...
LAKE HARBOR...
BRIGHTON SEMINOLE INDIAN...
OKEELANTA...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE 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.

ALSO...THESE STORMS ARE DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES.

RESIDENTS NEAR THE PATH OF THESE STORMS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT
FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-
128 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS...
SOUTHEASTERN HARDEE AND NORTHEASTERN DESOTO COUNTIES...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS...
MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH...WILL AFFECT ARCHBOLD AND LAKE PLACID...
UNTIL 230 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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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
122 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
LAKE OKEECHOBEE

* UNTIL 215 PM EDT


* AT 120 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SEVERE WINDS OF 50 KNOTS OR
GREATER 22 NM EAST OF LIBERTY POINT...OR ABOUT OVER CANAL POINT....
MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 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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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
130 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 200 PM EDT


* AT 129 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL...AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF BELLE GLADE...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
BELLE GLADE...
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN ALSO PRODUCE TORNADOES WITH LITTLE OR NO
ADVANCE WARNING. PREPARE TO MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN AN INTERIOR
ROOM IN THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOUSE OR BUSINESS IF A TORNADO IS
SPOTTED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER OR DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
120 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTH CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 145 PM EDT


* AT 119 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL...AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER NORTH
CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
RURAL NORTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN ALSO PRODUCE TORNADOES WITH LITTLE OR NO
ADVANCE WARNING. PREPARE TO MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN AN INTERIOR
ROOM IN THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOUSE OR BUSINESS IF A TORNADO IS
SPOTTED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER OR DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
OKEECHOBEE-OSCEOLA-
110 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING OKEECHOBEE COUNTY AND WESTERN
OSCEOLA COUNTY...


AT 108 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG STORM OVER BASINGER...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH. OTHER
STRONG STORMS WERE LOCATED NORTHWARD NEAR POINCIANA AND LAKE
KISSIMMEE IN OSCEOLA COUNTY.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE FREQUENT 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.

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 BROWARD COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-
1239 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

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

AT 1238 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR SAWGRASS MILLS MALL...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10
MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

MARKHAM PARK...
INTERSECTION I-75 AND U.S. 27...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE 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.

ALSO...THIS STORM IS DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES.

RESIDENTS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR
ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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 MIAMI FL
1233 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
LAKE OKEECHOBEE

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT


* AT 1232 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OF 34
KNOTS OR GREATER... FROM 6 NM EAST OF LAKE HARBOR TO 22 NM
SOUTHEAST OF LAKE HARBOR....MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO AFFECT

SOUTHEASTERN LAKE OKEECHOBEE
CENTRAL LAKE OKEECHOBEE

AND SURROUNDING COASTAL AREAS.

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.

WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS. YOUR BEST COURSE OF EVASIVE ACTION IF THREATENED BY A
WATERSPOUT IS TO MOVE AT A 90 DEGREE ANGLE FROM ITS APPARENT
MOVEMENT. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
NASSAU FL-DUVAL FL-
1224 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
NORTHERN DUVAL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...TALBOT ISLAND...MAYPORT...
JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
CENTRAL NASSAU COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CALLAHAN...

* UNTIL 215 PM EDT


* AT 1222 PM EDT WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN
MOVING IN OFF THE ATLANTIC PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES PER
HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED
BY 2 PM EDT. THIS WILL OCCUR OVER ALREADY VERY SATURATED GROUND FROM
RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
1230 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY...

AT 1227 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BELLE GLADE TO 12
MILES EAST OF HOLEY LAND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA...MOVING NORTHWEST
AT 15 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL AFFECT...

BELLE GLADE...
SOUTH BAY...
U S 27...
U S 441...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS TO 50 MPH...PEA-SIZED
HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...OR A COMBINATION OF THESE ARE POSSIBLE.
SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

ALSO...THESE STORMS ARE DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES.

RESIDENTS NEAR THE PATH OF THESE STORMS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT
FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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 MIAMI FL
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
1224 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING ACROSS THE COASTAL AND METRO AREAS
OF PALM BEACH COUNTY...


AT 1221 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY...
MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

LAKE WORTH...
PALM SPRINGS...
LAKE CLARKE SHORES...
PALM BEACH...
WEST PALM BEACH...
HAVERHILL...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE 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.

ALSO...THIS STORM IS DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
OKEECHOBEE-OSCEOLA-
1211 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING NORTHWESTERN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY...
SOUTHEASTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY...


AT 1210 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG CLUSTER OF STORMS 7 MILES SOUTH OF YEEHAW JUNCTION...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STRONG STORM INCLUDE KISSIMMEE PRAIRIE
PRESERVE.

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.

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

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 JACKSONVILLE FL
FLAGLER-
1154 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FLAGLER COUNTY FOR
STRONG WINDS VALID UNTIL 100 PM EDT...


AT 1154 AM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED 10 MILES SOUTH OF BUNNELL...MOVING WEST
AT 35 MPH. THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND
FLAGLER BEACH...BUNNELL...ESPANOLA AND ANDALUSIA THROUGH 100 PM EDT.
GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR
WIND 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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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
FLAGLER FL-
1201 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...SOUTHERN
FLAGLER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...


* UNTIL 300 PM EDT


* AT 1158 AM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE SOUTH HALF OF FLAGLER COUNTY. THESE
STORMS ARE PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES PER HOUR. THIS AREA
IS ALREADY VERY SATURATED FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL. ANOTHER 2 TO 4
INCHES ARE LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF THIS AREA THROUGH 300 PM EDT
THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS...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. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. MAKE THE
SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

DO NOT VENTURE IN FLOODED AREAS. SINKHOLES MAY DEVELOP.
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1204 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
EAST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

* UNTIL 1230 PM EDT

* AT 1202 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
TRACKING A TORNADO NEAR OCEAN RIDGE...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
OCEAN RIDGE...
BOYNTON BEACH...
LAKE WORTH...
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

THE PUBLIC REPORTED A TORNADO NEAR I95 AND BOYNTON BEACH BLVD.

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS
THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY
ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR COULD POSSIBLY DEVELOP ANYTIME. IF YOU
ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE
LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO
NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1144 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
FLAGLER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...FLAGLER BEACH...BUNNELL...
ANDALUSIA...

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT


* AT 1143 AM EDT WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
PERSISTENT BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN MOVING ONSHORE ACROSS
FLAGLER COUNTY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF HALF A INCH TO AN INCH IS
POSSIBLE IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. KEEP IN THE MIND THE GROUND IS
SATURATED FROM DAYS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
WILL LIKELY EXACERBATE THE FLOODING SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ADVISORY AREA THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

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 MELBOURNE FL
INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
427 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING NORTHWESTERN VOLUSIA COUNTY...

AT 422 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG STORM OVER LAKE GEORGE...MOVING NORTHEAST 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.

BOATERS ON THE OPEN WATER ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE DANGERS OF
LIGHTNING. GET TO SAFE HARBOR AT THE FIRST SIGN OF A LIGHTNING STORM
THEN SEEK SHELTER IN A BUILDING OR ENCLOSED VEHICLE AS QUICKLY AS
POSSIBLE.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
COASTAL CAMDEN-INLAND CAMDEN-NASSAU-
425 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR NORTHERN NASSAU
AND SOUTHERN CAMDEN COUNTIES FOR STRONG WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND
EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING VALID UNTIL 515 PM EDT...


AT 425 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED 3 MILES NORTHWEST OF HARRIETTS BLUFF...OR 7
MILES SOUTHEAST OF WOODBINE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH. THESE
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND KINGSLAND...
COLESBURG AND HARRIETTS BLUFF THROUGH 515 PM EDT. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF
INCH IN DIAMETER...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 JACKSONVILLE FL
MARION-
417 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2009

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WESTERN MARION
COUNTY FOR STRONG WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING VALID
UNTIL 445 PM EDT...


AT 418 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED 5 MILES WEST OF OCALA AIRPORT...OR 9 MILES
EAST OF RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH. THESE STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND OCALA AIRPORT AND
FLEMINGTON THROUGH 445 PM EDT. HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH IN
DIAMETER...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
HILLSBOROUGH-PASCO-
411 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL PASCO AND CENTRAL
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS...
MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH...WILL AFFECT ZEPHYRHILLS...WESLEY
CHAPEL...SAN ANTONIO AND DADE CITY...ALONG WITH THE INTERSTATE 75
CORRIDOR IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY...UNTIL 515 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. 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
MANATEE-SARASOTA-
402 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2009

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SARASOTA AND MANATEE COUNTIES...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS...
MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH...WILL AFFECT WARM MINERAL SPRINGS...NORTH
PORT...EAST BRADENTON...MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK AND MYAKKA
CITY...UNTIL 500 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. TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AND
WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
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