111  
WWUS82 KMFL 190046  
SPSMFL  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
846 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
FLZ066-070-190130-  
HENDRY FL-INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-  
846 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING,  
SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR NORTHWESTERN COLLIER AND WEST  
CENTRAL HENDRY COUNTIES UNTIL 930 PM EDT...  
 
* AT 846 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM  
NEAR BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND, OR NEAR IMMOKALEE, MOVING NORTHWEST AT  
10 MPH.  
 
* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING, GUSTY  
WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH, SMALL 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. THESE WINDS CAN DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES, AND  
BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE  
BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
AVE MARIA, IMMOKALEE, FELDA, BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND, CORKSCREW SWAMP  
SANCTUARY, BUNKER HILL AND LAKE TRAFFORD.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD  
TO STREET FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER  
DETAILS OR UPDATES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2642 8156 2661 8156 2648 8130 2626 8140  
2634 8166 2642 8166  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0046Z 119DEG 10KT 2643 8155  
 

 
 
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