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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
421 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

FLZ052-152145-
Polk FL-
421 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN POLK COUNTY UNTIL 445
PM EST...

At 420 PM EST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 15
miles north of Combee Settlement, or 15 miles north of Auburndale,
moving east at 55 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected with this storm...in
addition to frequent lightning.

Locations impacted include...
Withla, Loughman and Rockridge.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in Ruskin.

&&

LAT...LON 2819 8200 2832 8200 2831 8199 2831 8196
      2834 8196 2835 8186 2836 8185 2836 8179
      2835 8179 2835 8166 2826 8166 2826 8156
      2820 8152
TIME...MOT...LOC 2120Z 255DEG 49KT 2827 8189

$$

TBW



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