Inland Collier County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 8:48 PM EDT Mar. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southern Collier County until 945

* at 848 PM EDT, National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking a strong thunderstorm near Royal Palm Hammock, or 8 miles
east of Marco Island, moving east at 45 mph.

* Small hail, funnel clouds, and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be
possible with this storm.

* Locations impacted include...
Naples, Marco Island, Chokoloskee, Everglades City, Plantation
Island, Carnestown, Cape Romano, Belle Meade, East Naples, lely
resort, Copeland, Big Cypress National Preserve, Royal Palm
Hammock, Dade-Collier training Airport, Marco Island Airport,
Naples Manor, west Toll Gate on Alligator alley, lely, Rookery Bay
aquatic preserve and Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. If
you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck! Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Funnel clouds occasionally touch down and produce tornadoes or
waterspouts. Move indoors and stay away from windows.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. You can also share your report with NWS Miami on facebook and

Lat... Lon 2615 8168 2616 8088 2581 8087 2580 8159
      2581 8161 2580 8162 2580 8167 2612 8181
time... Mot... loc 0048z 269deg 40kt 2594 8159

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