Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
224 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

FLZ165-265-281900-
INLAND LEE-COASTAL LEE-
224 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL LEE COUNTY...

AT 223 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CAPE CORAL. THE
STORM IS NEARLY STATIONARY.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CAPE CORAL...FORT MYERS...LOCHMOOR WATERWAY ESTATES...CYPRESS LAKE...
VILLAS...PINE MANOR...MCGREGOR...MATLACHA ISLES-MATLACHA SHORES...
MATLACHA...IONA...HARLEM HEIGHTS...FORT MYERS VILLAS...WHISKEY CREEK...
PUNTA RASSA AND NORTH FORT MYERS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 2666 8209 2667 8190 2649 8185 2648 8205
TIME...MOT...LOC 1823Z 347DEG 1KT 2659 8199

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PRC



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