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
729 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

FLZ165-265-230015-
INLAND LEE-COASTAL LEE-
729 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CENTRAL LEE
COUNTY FOR STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS VALID UNTIL
815 PM EDT...

AT 729 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS LOCATED NEAR ESTERO...OR 9 MILES NORTH OF BONITA
SPRINGS...MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH WILL AFFECT ESTERO...SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA AIRPORT...GATEWAY AND FORT MYERS VILLAS.

GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WHICH CAN CAUSE UNSECURED
OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND...SNAP TREE LIMBS AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.
HAIL UP TO PENNY SIZE MAY OCCUR. FREQUENT TO CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS
EXPECTED. TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND
A LOW SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH
HEAVY RAIN...SLOW DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND
OTHER VEHICLES.


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LAT...LON 2667 8199 2670 8173 2643 8169 2640 8185
TIME...MOT...LOC 2329Z 163DEG 9KT 2649 8179

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