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Small Craft Advisory

Statement as of 9:17 PM EST on January 23, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 24, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST
Tuesday...

* winds and seas... northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:16 PM EST on January 23, 2017

Expires 8:55 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... NWS damage survey for 01/23/17 tornado event update #3...

.Update... Preliminary details about the Palm Beach Gardens-Juno
Beach tornado are being added with this update. A finalized
report will be issued once the survey team completes their
findings.

.Palm Beach Gardens-Juno Beach tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 90 mph
path length (statute): 5.8 miles
path width (maximum): 130 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 1:39am EST
start location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
start lat/lon: 26.8596/-80.1427

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 1:47am EST
end location: Juno Beach, FL
end_lat/lon: 26.8931/-80.057

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Palm Beach Gardens area just west of
Florida's Turnpike. The tornado took a path to the east
northeast, causing damage in multiple locations in Palm Beach
Gardens and Juno Beach. The damage path ended around the
Juno Beach park. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1, with some of the worst damage from the mirabella
community to the Benjamin school.

.Miami Springs-Hialeah tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length (statute): 2.3 miles
path width (maximum): 123 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 3:45am EST
start location: Miami Springs, FL
start lat/lon: 25.8192/-80.3176

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 3:48am EST
end location: Hialeah, FL
end_lat/lon: 25.8334/-80.2853

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Miami Springs area just east of the
Palmetto expressway, between NW 55th St and NW 48th St. The tornado
took a path to the east northeast, causing damage in multiple
locations in Miami Springs, and then Hialeah, near the water
plant. The damage path ended around the intersection of W 2nd Ave
and W 12th St. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph*

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


Rm/dd/rag/jt/si/lk/jcm

416 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... NWS damage survey for 01/23/17 tornado event update #3...

.Update... Preliminary details about the Palm Beach Gardens-Juno
Beach tornado are being added with this update. A finalized
report will be issued once the survey team completes their
findings.

.Palm Beach Gardens-Juno Beach tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 90 mph
path length (statute): 5.8 miles
path width (maximum): 130 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 1:39am EST
start location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
start lat/lon: 26.8596/-80.1427

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 1:47am EST
end location: Juno Beach, FL
end_lat/lon: 26.8931/-80.057

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Palm Beach Gardens area just west of
Florida's Turnpike. The tornado took a path to the east
northeast, causing damage in multiple locations in Palm Beach
Gardens and Juno Beach. The damage path ended around the
Juno Beach park. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1, with some of the worst damage from the mirabella
community to the Benjamin school.

.Miami Springs-Hialeah tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length (statute): 2.3 miles
path width (maximum): 123 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 3:45am EST
start location: Miami Springs, FL
start lat/lon: 25.8192/-80.3176

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 3:48am EST
end location: Hialeah, FL
end_lat/lon: 25.8334/-80.2853

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Miami Springs area just east of the
Palmetto expressway, between NW 55th St and NW 48th St. The tornado
took a path to the east northeast, causing damage in multiple
locations in Miami Springs, and then Hialeah, near the water
plant. The damage path ended around the intersection of W 2nd Ave
and W 12th St. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph*

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


Rm/dd/rag/jt/si/lk/jcm


322 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... NWS damage survey for 01/23/17 tornado event update #2...

.Miami Springs-Hialeah tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length (statute): 2.3 miles
path width (maximum): 123 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 3:45am EST
start location: Miami Springs
start lat/lon: 25.8192/-80.3176

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 3:48am EST
end location: Hialeah
end_lat/lon: 25.8334/-80.2853

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Miami Springs area just east of the
Palmetto expressway, between NW 55th St and NW 48th St. The tornado
took a path to the east northeast, causing damage in multiple
locations in Miami Springs, and then Hialeah, near the water
plant. The damage path ended around the intersection of W 2nd Ave
and W 12th St. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1. A finalized report will be issued once the survey team
completes their findings.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


Rag/jt/si/lk/jcm

322 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... NWS damage survey for 01/23/17 tornado event update #2...

.Miami Springs-Hialeah tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length (statute): 2.3 miles
path width (maximum): 123 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 3:45am EST
start location: Miami Springs
start lat/lon: 25.8192/-80.3176

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 3:48am EST
end location: Hialeah
end_lat/lon: 25.8334/-80.2853

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Miami Springs area just east of the
Palmetto expressway, between NW 55th St and NW 48th St. The tornado
took a path to the east northeast, causing damage in multiple
locations in Miami Springs, and then Hialeah, near the water
plant. The damage path ended around the intersection of W 2nd Ave
and W 12th St. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1. A finalized report will be issued once the survey team
completes their findings.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


Rag/jt/si/lk/jcm


1207 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... NWS damage survey for 01/23/17 tornado event update #1...

.Miami Springs-Hialeah tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length (statute): 2.3 miles
path width (maximum): 123 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 3:49am EST
start location: Miami Springs
start lat/lon: 25.8192/-80.3176

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 4:15am EST
end location: Hialeah
end_lat/lon: 25.8334/-80.2853

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Miami Springs area just east of the
Palmetto expressway, between NW 55th St and NW 48th St. The tornado
took a path to the east northeast, causing damage in multiple
locations in Miami Springs, and then Hialeah, near the water
plant. The damage path ended around the intersection of W 2nd Ave
and W 12th St. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1. A finalized report will be issued once the survey team
completes their findings.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


1207 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... NWS damage survey for 01/23/17 tornado event update #1...

.Miami Springs-Hialeah tornado...

Rating: EF-0 to EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length (statute): 2.3 miles
path width (maximum): 123 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 23 2017
start time: around 3:49am EST
start location: Miami Springs
start lat/lon: 25.8192/-80.3176

End date: Jan 23 2017
end time: around 4:15am EST
end location: Hialeah
end_lat/lon: 25.8334/-80.2853

Survey summary: the survey team has tentatively verified that a
tornado touched down in the Miami Springs area just east of the
Palmetto expressway, between NW 55th St and NW 48th St. The tornado
took a path to the east northeast, causing damage in multiple
locations in Miami Springs, and then Hialeah, near the water
plant. The damage path ended around the intersection of W 2nd Ave
and W 12th St. During the time it was on the ground, the damage
indicated that the tornado varied in strength between an EF-0 and
an EF-1. A finalized report will be issued once the survey team
completes their findings.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.



955 am EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Palm Beach NOAA Weather Radio out of service...
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...

The affected transmitter is:

Transmitter station frequency counties served
=========== ======= =========== ===============
West Palm Beach kec-50 162.475 mhz Palm Beach,Martin


Nearby transmitters with limited overlapping coverage are:

Transmitter station frequency
=========== ======= ===========
Belle Glade wxm-58 162.400 mhz
Fort Pierce wwf-69 162.425 mhz


Remember that the latest weather information is also available on
our website at www.Weather.Gov/southflorida


955 am EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Palm Beach NOAA Weather Radio out of service...
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...

The affected transmitter is:

Transmitter station frequency counties served
=========== ======= =========== ===============
West Palm Beach kec-50 162.475 mhz Palm Beach,Martin


Nearby transmitters with limited overlapping coverage are:

Transmitter station frequency
=========== ======= ===========
Belle Glade wxm-58 162.400 mhz
Fort Pierce wwf-69 162.425 mhz


Remember that the latest weather information is also available on
our website at www.Weather.Gov/southflorida



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