WEATHER ALERT: STRONG STORMS HEADING TO BOCA

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Weather Service has issued a major weather advisory for Boca Raton and the extended South Palm Beach County/Northern Broward County area. Note: While the advisory expires at 2:45, the weather has not yet hit Western Palm Beach County.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL206 PM EDT MON SEP 23 2013FLZ067-068-071-072-172-231845-COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL INLAND PALM BEACHCOUNTY FL METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL206 PM EDT MON SEP 23 2013…A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERNBROWARD COUNTY…SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY…FOR FREQUENT TOEXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH…* UNTIL 245 PM EDT* AT 205 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR TAMARAC…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.* THE STORM WILL AFFECT… TAMARAC… LAUDERDALE LAKES… NORTH LAUDERDALE… CORAL SPRINGS… COCONUT CREEK… NORTH POMPANO BEACH… AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTYWINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH. LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATEDKILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN SHELTERS OFFER NO PROTECTION. THESEWINDS CAN DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES…AND BLOW AROUNDUNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THESTORM PASSES.LAT…LON 2627 8035 2640 8026 2635 8015 2625 8009 2616 8016 2613 8021 2614 8027 2622 8036TIME…MOT…LOC 1806Z 222DEG 14KT 2622 8028$$60

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