SEVERE WEATHER

  • Monroe
  • Special Weather Statement

    Monroe, FL

    ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN MAINLAND MONROE ...

    * UNTIL 545 PM EDT

    * AT 453 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
    STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10 MILES SOUTH OF MONROE STATION. THIS STORM
    WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

    THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY
    WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH. 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.

    * THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
    WILDERNESS WATERWAY AND LOOP ROAD.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    THIS ACTIVITY WAS ALSO DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR THE
    FORMATION OF FUNNEL CLOUDS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND
    LOCAL MEDIA FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.



    LAT...LON 2554 8119 2555 8119 2558 8113 2553 8108
    2553 8105 2557 8106 2558 8107 2561 8112
    2561 8111 2562 8112 2557 8116 2556 8122
    2564 8126 2571 8121 2569 8118 2572 8121
    2579 8117 2580 8090 2547 8094
    TIME...MOT...LOC 2053Z 034DEG 2KT 2571 8106

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