Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Expect strong thunderstorms and possibly hail over the next few hours in Boca Raton and Delray Beach. Just in from the National Weather Service:

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

254 PM EDT FRI JUN 15 2012

FLC099-151915-

/O.CON.KMFL.SV.W.0082.000000T0000Z-120615T1915Z/

PALM BEACH FL-

254 PM EDT FRI JUN 15 2012

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT

FOR SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY…

AT 251 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO

INDICATE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING LARGE HAIL…AND DAMAGING

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BOCA RATON…

MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

SEVERAL TRAINED SPOTTERS REPORTED QUARTER SIZED HAIL ALONG WITH 50

MPH WIND GUSTS IN BOCA RATON AND DELRAY BEACH.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE VERY STRONG WINDS IN EXCESS OF 58

MPH…LARGE HAIL…DEADLY LIGHTNING…AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. STAY

INSIDE AWAY FROM WINDOWS UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED.

LAT…LON 2634 8008 2633 8015 2641 8023 2649 8008

TIME…MOT…LOC 1853Z 320DEG 17KT 2637 8005

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KOB