The National Weather Service has issued the following severe thunderstorm warning for the Walt Disney World Resort area.
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
503 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2023
The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a
- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southern Lake County in east central Florida…
Southwestern Orange County in east central Florida…
Northwestern Osceola County in east central Florida…
- Until 545 PM EDT.
- At 503 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Lake Louisa,
or 7 miles west of Bay Lake, moving southeast at 25 mph. HAZARD…Golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
- Locations impacted include…
Kissimmee, Bay Lake, Celebration, Intercession City and Four
Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once to a
small central room in a sturdy structure.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
LAT…LON 2851 8166 2832 8137 2821 8153 2826 8156
2826 8166 2835 8166 2835 8174 2841 8179
TIME…MOT…LOC 2103Z 315DEG 21KT 2842 8170
THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT…CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE…1.75 IN
WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST…60 MPH
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