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Fire Weather Watch
FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-051300-
/O.NEW.KMFL.FW.A.0001.160506T1200Z-160508T0000Z/
GLADES-HENDRY-INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-
INLAND COLLIER-INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI-DADE-
METRO MIAMI-DADE-MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE-
854 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES
063...066...067...068...069...070...071...072...073...074...075...
168...172...173 AND 174...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 063...066...067...068...
069...070...071...072...073...074...075...168...172...173 AND
174.

* WIND...WIND ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 15 MILES
PER HOUR WITH GUSTS 15 TO 20 MILES PER HOUR POSSIBLE, WITH
FRIDAY SEEING THE STRONGER WIND AND GUSTIER CONDITIONS.

* HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP IN THE LOW TO MID 30'S ON
FRIDAY, AND IN THE MID 20'S TO AROUND 30 PERCENT ON SATURDAY.

* ENERGY RELEASE COMPONENT (ERC)...ERC IS NOT FORECAST FOR THOSE
PERIODS AS OF YET, HOWEVER, FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE HAS REPORTED
FUELS WILL LIKELY BECOME VOLATILE BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$
Special Weather Statement
FLZ068-072-168-172-041815-
METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
134 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL...45 TO 55 MPH WINDS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF
FUNNEL CLOUDS FOR NORTHEASTERN BROWARD AND SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH
COUNTIES UNTIL 215 PM EDT...

* AT 133 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH ROTATION...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A FUNNEL
CLOUD OVER POMPANO BEACH OR A WATERSPOUT JUST OFFSHORE OF POMPANO
BEACH...MOVING NORTH AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

* IN ADDITION...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...
POMPANO BEACH...BOCA RATON...DEERFIELD BEACH...BOYNTON BEACH...DELRAY
BEACH...LIGHTHOUSE POINT...HIGHLAND BEACH...OCEAN RIDGE...HILLSBORO
BEACH...GULF STREAM...BRINY BREEZES...FAU SOUTH CAMPUS...TERRA MAR AND
POMPANO BEACH AIRPORT.

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.

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.

RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND
POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

LAT...LON 2619 8000 2622 8014 2656 8008 2644 7981
TIME...MOT...LOC 1733Z 198DEG 12KT 2625 8005

$$

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