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WWUS82 KMFL 141637  
SPSMFL  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
1237 PM EDT SUN AUG 14 2022  
 
FLZ069-070-141715-  
COASTAL COLLIER COUNTY FL-INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-  
1237 PM EDT SUN AUG 14 2022  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL  
COLLIER COUNTY THROUGH 115 PM EDT...  
 
AT 1235 PM EDT, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING  
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR COPELAND, OR 13 MILES NORTHEAST OF  
EVERGLADES CITY, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH, TORRENTIAL RAINFALL, AND  
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO  
LOCALIZED FLOODING.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CARNESTOWN, COPELAND, BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE, FAKAHATCHEE  
STRAND STATE PRESERVE, JEROME AND DEEP LAKE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM AND MAY LEAD TO  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
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 2587 8142 2599 8150 2609 8131 2592 8121  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1635Z 240DEG 49KT 2602 8128  
 
LIGHTNING...EXCESSIVE  
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...30 MPH  
 

 
 
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