Severe Weather Advisories Still In Effect For Boca Raton

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — While Isaac may have departed the area en route to the Gulf, the National Weather Service continues to issue advisories for our area. As of mid-afternoon, a wind advisory, flash flood watch, and flood watch remain in effect for Boca Raton and the extended area.
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The latest:
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
128 PM EDT MON AUG 27 2012
FLZ067-068-071>074-168-172>174-271830-
COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL COASTAL PALM
BEACH COUNTY FL FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL INLAND BROWARD COUNTY
FL INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL METRO
BROWARD COUNTY FL METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE
FL
128 PM EDT MON AUG 27 2012
…A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN BROWARD
COUNTY…EASTERN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY…PALM BEACH COUNTY…FOR
* UNTIL 230 PM EDT
* AT 124 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
A BAND OF HEAVY RAIN ALONG THE EAST COAST…AND MOVING NORTH AT 40
MPH.
* THE STORM WILL AFFECT…
SAWGRASS MILLS MALL…
TAMARAC…
CORAL SPRINGS…
PARKLAND…
SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK…
BOCA RATON EQUESTRIAN CENTER…
AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.
THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH. 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.
FUNNEL CLOUDS OCCASIONALLY TOUCH DOWN AND PRODUCE TORNADOES. MOVE
INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED…CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.
LAT…LON 2580 8011 2567 8015 2566 8016 2574 8017
2561 8030 2540 8032 2541 8021 2554 8017
2548 8017 2533 8024 2540 8026 2522 8047
2696 8058 2698 8008 2680 8003
TIME…MOT…LOC 1727Z 173DEG 38KT 2611 8033
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