Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
531 PM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 530 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
  OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FUSSELS CORNER...OR NEAR
  LAKELAND...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...BARTOW...AUBURNDALE...JAN PHYL VILLAGE...
  FUSSELS CORNER...COMBEE SETTLEMENT...MEDULLA...FORT MEADE...LAKE
  ALFRED...EAGLE LAKE...POLK CITY...BARTOW MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...
  LAKELAND HIGHLANDS...INWOOD...CRYSTAL LAKE...HIGHLAND CITY...WINTER
  HAVEN AIRPORT...HOMELAND AND GIBSONIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 2800 8200 2818 8194 2819 8166 2778 8180
TIME...MOT...LOC 2130Z 296DEG 6KT 2802 8188

$$

TPB


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