FRIDAY NIGHT FRIGHTS: Bad Weather Again Moving Through Region

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL 

411 PM EDT FRI MAY 20 2016 

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING 

WINDS UP TO 55 MPH FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 500 PM

EDT… 
* AT 410 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG 

THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HOBE SOUND TO 9 

MILES WEST OF NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT…AND MOVING SOUTH AT 5 MPH. 
* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND 

GUSTY WINDS OF UP 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. 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… 

WEST PALM BEACH…WELLINGTON…JUPITER…PALM BEACH GARDENS… 

RIVIERA BEACH…PALM BEACH…TEQUESTA…JUNO BEACH… 

ROYAL PALM BEACH…NORTH PALM BEACH…LAKE PARK…THE ACREAGE… 

JUNO RIDGE…NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT…LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK… 

LOXAHATCHEE GROVES…PORT OF PALM BEACH…SCHALL CIRCLE… 

GOLDEN LAKES AND MANGONIA PARK. 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY 

LEAD TO STREET FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED 

ROADWAYS. 

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