Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
633 PM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

FLZ162-260-302300-
INLAND SARASOTA FL-COASTAL CHARLOTTE FL-
633 PM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL CHARLOTTE AND
SOUTHEASTERN SARASOTA COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 632 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
PORT CHARLOTTE. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
THIS STORM...IN ADDITION TO FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NORTH PORT...PUNTA GORDA...PORT CHARLOTTE...SOLANA...CHARLOTTE HARBOR...
MURDOCK...HARBOUR HEIGHTS AND CLEVELAND.

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 2693 8218 2711 8221 2711 8206 2703 8206
      2703 8202 2692 8200
TIME...MOT...LOC 2232Z 350DEG 1KT 2702 8211

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