St. Lucie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 7:02 PM EDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southeast St. Lucie and
northeast Martin counties until 730 PM EDT... .

At 702 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Palm City... moving northeast at 10 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, sewall's point and North River
Shores.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The primary threats will be cloud to ground lightning and strong wind
gusts... which can cause unsecured objects to blow around... snap tree
limbs... cause power outages or capsize small boats. Heavy rainfall
will temporarily reduce visibility. Seek shelter indoors until the
storm passes.

Boaters should be aware that strong wind gusts sometimes occur well
away from the heavy rain and lightning associated with storms.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will reduce
visibility and may lead to temporary flooding of low lying and poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike several miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek
shelter inside a building or vehicle. Open shelters found in Parks...
on beaches or Golf courses offer no protection from the dangers of
lightning.


Lat... Lon 2703 8034 2714 8050 2728 8036 2722 8021
time... Mot... loc 2302z 217deg 6kt 2714 8038


Kelly

702 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

... Significant weather advisory for southeast St. Lucie and
northeast Martin counties until 730 PM EDT... .

At 702 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Palm City... moving northeast at 10 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, sewall's point and North River
Shores.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The primary threats will be cloud to ground lightning and strong wind
gusts... which can cause unsecured objects to blow around... snap tree
limbs... cause power outages or capsize small boats. Heavy rainfall
will temporarily reduce visibility. Seek shelter indoors until the
storm passes.

Boaters should be aware that strong wind gusts sometimes occur well
away from the heavy rain and lightning associated with storms.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will reduce
visibility and may lead to temporary flooding of low lying and poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike several miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek
shelter inside a building or vehicle. Open shelters found in Parks...
on beaches or Golf courses offer no protection from the dangers of
lightning.


Lat... Lon 2703 8034 2714 8050 2728 8036 2722 8021
time... Mot... loc 2302z 217deg 6kt 2714 8038


Kelly


625 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern St. Lucie...
northeastern Okeechobee and southwestern Indian River counties until
715 PM EDT...

At 624 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Fort Drum, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Fort Drum.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 2738 8072 2747 8088 2772 8075 2758 8047
time... Mot... loc 2224z 215deg 15kt 2752 8075


Sedlock

625 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern St. Lucie...
northeastern Okeechobee and southwestern Indian River counties until
715 PM EDT...

At 624 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Fort Drum, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Fort Drum.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 2738 8072 2747 8088 2772 8075 2758 8047
time... Mot... loc 2224z 215deg 15kt 2752 8075


Sedlock


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