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BREAKING: TORNADO WARNING IN EFFECT FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY

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BY: WEATHER TEAM | BocaNewsNow.com

UPDATE: 12:57 p.m. — From the National Weather Service:

…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of Broward and southeastern Palm Beach Counties through 130 PM EST…

At 1255 PM EST, National Weather Service meteorologists were tracking strong thunderstorms capable of producing a funnel cloud along a line extending from Delray Beach to Intersection I-75 And Griffin Road. Movement was east at 55 mph.

HAZARD…Funnel clouds and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Funnel clouds occasionally touch down and produce tornadoes
or waterspouts. Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and
blow around unsecured objects.

Locations impacted include…
Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Coral Springs, Pompano
Beach, Davie, Plantation, Sunrise, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach,
Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Tamarac, Wellington, Margate, Lake
Worth, Lighthouse Point, Palm Beach, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea and
Highland Beach.

UPDATE: 11:58 a.m. The NWS tornado warning has expired but now a severe thunderstorm warning is in effect:

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… East central Collier County in southwestern Florida…
Southeastern Hendry County in southern Florida… Broward County in southeastern Florida…
Southwestern Palm Beach County in southeastern Florida…

* Until 1230 PM EST.

* At 1152 AM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Lake Harbor to near Miccosukee Service Plaza,
moving northeast at 60 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The National Weather Service just elevated the Tornado Watch issued earlier this morning to a “warning.”

From the NWS:

Tornado Warning
FLC051-099-161645-
/O.NEW.KMFL.TO.W.0010.220116T1613Z-220116T1645Z/

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Miami FL
1113 AM EST Sun Jan 16 2022

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for…
    Northeastern Hendry County in southern Florida…
    Northwestern Palm Beach County in southeastern Florida…
  • Until 1145 AM EST.
  • At 1113 AM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
    tornado was located near Lake Harbor, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD…Tornado. SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
    shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
    Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
    damage is likely.
  • This dangerous storm will be near…
    Lake Harbor around 1125 AM EST.
    South Bay around 1130 AM EST.
    Belle Glade Camp around 1135 AM EST.
    Belle Glade around 1140 AM EST.
    Pahokee, Canal Point and Fremd Village-Padgett Island around 1145
    AM EST.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Harlem.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile
home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and
protect yourself from flying debris.

&&

LAT…LON 2671 8048 2656 8092 2670 8102 2681 8084
2679 8082 2687 8074 2694 8063
TIME…MOT…LOC 1613Z 239DEG 31KT 2665 8090

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE…<.75 IN

 

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