Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
441 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

FLZ162-165-262-265-232130-
Coastal Charlotte FL-Inland Charlotte FL-Inland Lee FL-
Coastal Lee FL-
441 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN CHARLOTTE AND
NORTHWESTERN LEE COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

At 440 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Port Charlotte to Northwest Lee County.
Movement was west at 10 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these
storms...in addition to frequent lightning and brief heavy rainfall.

Locations impacted include...
Cape Coral, Fort Myers, North Port, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte,
Matlacha, Palmona Park, Lochmoor Waterway Estates, Pine Island
Center, Pine Manor, Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores, Charlotte County
Airport, Pineland, McGregor, Villas, St. James City, Burnt Store
Marina, Murdock, Page Park and El Jobean.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 2659 8228 2695 8231 2695 8226 2702 8226
      2703 8191 2657 8184
TIME...MOT...LOC 2040Z 096DEG 9KT 2700 8202 2666 8194

$$

TBW



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