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
649 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

FLZ057-061-162-262-022330-
HIGHLANDS-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-INLAND CHARLOTTE-DESOTO-
649 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN DESOTO...
CHARLOTTE AND SOUTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS COUNTIES...

AT 648 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SYLVAN SHORES TO 10 MILES NORTH OF BABCOCK RANCH
TO NEAR BABCOCK WEBB WMA...AND MOVING WEST AT 10 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND DIME SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SEBRING...LAKE PLACID...LAKE ISTOKPOGA...SEBRING REGIONAL AIRPORT...
BABCOCK WEBB WMA...BABCOCK RANCH...SYLVAN SHORES...PLACID LAKES...
LAKE JOSEPHINE AND ARCHBOLD.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 2706 8140 2703 8141 2703 8156 2677 8157
      2677 8199 2703 8191 2734 8164 2734 8157
      2742 8157 2751 8149 2739 8113
TIME...MOT...LOC 2248Z 073DEG 7KT 2731 8130 2709 8171 2683 8183
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RAG



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