052  
WWUS82 KMLB 232217  
SPSMLB  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL  
617 PM EDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
 
FLZ045-144-232245-  
ORANGE FL-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY FL-  
617 PM EDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL ORANGE COUNTY UNTIL  
645 PM EDT...  
 
AT 617 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER  
LAKE APOPKA, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH, AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ORLANDO, APOPKA, OCOEE, WINTER GARDEN AND WINDERMERE.  
 
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.  
 
IF ON OR NEAR LAKE APOPKA, GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR  
INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER, LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES  
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE  
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT  
BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2875 8169 2868 8146 2864 8146 2864 8142  
2846 8151 2861 8177  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 293DEG 11KT 2861 8160  
 

 
 
RODRIGUEZ  
 
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