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
717 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

FLZ050-151-251-240015-
Coastal Hillsborough-Pinellas-Inland Hillsborough-
717 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PINELLAS AND NORTHERN
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTIES...

At 716 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Plant City,
moving west at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Tampa, Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park, Plant City, Temple Terrace,
Seminole, Downtown Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Lutz, Brandon,
St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Palm Harbor, Tampa International
Airport, East Lake-Orient Park, Egypt Lake-Leto, Ridgecrest, Keystone
and Greater Northdale.

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 2817 8290 2813 8212 2793 8211 2767 8282
      2772 8281 2776 8284 2780 8285 2808 8289
      2812 8288 2814 8290
TIME...MOT...LOC 2316Z 085DEG 17KT 2802 8222

$$

TBW



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