Significant weather advisory issued for southwest Palm Beach County

The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for southwest Palm Beach County warning of excessive lightning, hail and up to 55 mph winds.

Forecasters said a strong thunderstorm 14 miles south of South Bay is moving northwest at 15 mph.

Areas affected include Belle Glade, South Bay, Rotenberger Wildlife Refuge and Holey Land Wildlife Refuge.

The advisory is in effect until 5:30 p.m.