711  
WWUS82 KKEY 160029  
SPSKEY  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
829 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
FLZ076-077-160130-  
MONROE UPPER KEYS FL-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS FL-  
829 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIDDLE KEYS IN MONROE AND UPPER  
KEYS IN MONROE COUNTIES UNTIL 930 PM EDT...  
 
AT 829 PM EDT, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A  
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER LONG KEY, OR NEAR EAST END OF LONG KEY  
VIADUCT, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.  
 
DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH  
THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
EAST END OF LONG KEY VIADUCT, LONG KEY VIADUCT, KEY LARGO, CHANNEL 5  
BRIDGE, EAST END OF CHANNEL 5 BRIDGE, WEST END OF CHANNEL 5 BRIDGE,  
JEWFISH CREEK BRIDGE, WEST END OF LONG KEY VIADUCT, PLANTATION AND  
OCEAN REEF.  
 
THIS INCLUDES US 1 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 62 AND 112.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2528 8025 2512 8035 2493 8056 2479 8078  
2476 8090 2482 8093 2482 8088 2487 8077  
2493 8071 2494 8066 2508 8050 2512 8052  
2518 8048 2523 8049 2523 8047 2526 8043  
2523 8038 2529 8039 2528 8033 2535 8026  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0029Z 239DEG 35KT 2479 8080  
 

 
 
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