Expires 2:45 PM EDT on August 20, 2014
Statement as of 2:14 PM EDT on August 20, 2014
... Significant weather advisory for central and southern Miami Dade
* until 245 PM EDT
* at 212 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
over Richmond west... or near the Redland... moving southwest at 10
mph. This thunderstorm will affect areas from West Kendall and
Country Walk to the Homestead area.
The primary impacts will be frequent to excessive lightning and
gusty winds of 45 to 55 mph. Lightning is the number one weather
related killer in Florida. Trees and open shelters offer no
protection. 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.
* The storm will affect...
Homestead... the Redland... Florida City... Richmond west... Leisure
City... Naranja... Country Walk... Goulds... intersection krome and
Kendall drive... The Hammocks... Princeton... Inlikita... South Miami
Heights and Three Lakes.
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.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio and other local media for further
details or updates.
Lat... Lon 2571 8050 2559 8037 2544 8047 2556 8061
time... Mot... loc 1812z 040deg 8kt 2560 8047