SWS, then updated SWS

2 big t-storms formed about 2:45p.  One cell over Hollywood, another over Deerfield.  The storms were enough for the NWS to issue a couple SWS (Special Weather Statement)

Typical seabreeze spawned T-storms, lots of instability to fuel them today.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
318 PM EDT THU JUN 3 2010

FLZ072-074-172-032000-
METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-
COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-
318 PM EDT THU JUN 3 2010

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR METRO BROWARD
COUNTY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 T0
55 MPH...UP TO NICKEL-SIZED HAIL...

AT 314 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS HAVE DETECTED
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR PINES BLVD AND UNIVERSITY DRIVE...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT...

MIRAMAR PARKWAY AND UNIVERSITY DRIVE...
PINES BLVD AND UNIVERSITY DRIVE...
COOPER CITY...
HOLLYWOOD...
DOWNTOWN-DAVIE...

AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 T0 55 MPH...UP
TO NICKEL-SIZED HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...OR A COMBINATION OF
THESE ARE POSSIBLE. 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.

ALSO...THIS STORM IS DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR
FUNNEL CLOUDS.

LAT...LON 2596 8026 2600 8033 2614 8029 2606 8011
TIME...MOT...LOC 1917Z 209DEG 6KT 2600 8026

$$
















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