Tornado Warning Issued For Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parts of Palm Beach County are under a tornado warning as Boca Raton is being deluged by heavy rains.

TORNADO WARNING
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BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
230 PM EDT TUE MAY 8 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST FLORIDA…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF JUPITER…

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT

* AT 229 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR JUPITER…
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

THIS STORM IS ALSO CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
JUPITER…
TEQUESTA…
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING ON THE LOWEST FLOOR…AWAY FROM
EXTERIOR WALLS AND WINDOWS. GET UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF
STURDY FURNITURE. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER OR DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI. OR YOU CAN
ALSO CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI DIRECTLY AT
305.229.4528 TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER.

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LAT…LON 2688 8005 2689 8013 2693 8015 2698 8010
2698 8008 2696 8007
TIME…MOT…LOC 1830Z 244DEG 9KT 2692 8013

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