Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
253 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

FLZ160-162-255-260-241945-
Coastal Charlotte FL-Inland Manatee FL-Inland Sarasota FL-
Coastal Sarasota FL-
253 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN MANATEE...
NORTHWESTERN CHARLOTTE AND SARASOTA COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

At 252 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Lake Sarasota, or near Sarasota, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
North Port, Sarasota, Port Charlotte, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota
Springs, South Gate Ridge, Lake Sarasota, Saint Armands Key, North
Sarasota, Southgate, Gulf Gate Estates, Myakka River State Park, The
Meadows, Ridge Wood Heights, Myakka City, South Sarasota, Kensington
Park, Murdock, Vamo and Oscar Scherer State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for
southwestern Florida.

LAT...LON 2736 8263 2739 8249 2739 8245 2740 8245
      2748 8206 2702 8207 2694 8239
TIME...MOT...LOC 1852Z 239DEG 49KT 2730 8245

$$

TBW


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