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
544 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

FLZ251-312230-
INLAND HILLSBOROUGH FL-
544 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 542 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FISH HAWK TO 10 MILES EAST OF
GREATER SUN CENTER. THESE STORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THESE STORMS...IN ADDITION TO FREQUENT LIGHTING.

THE STATIONARY NATURE OF THESE STORMS WILL CREATE THE THREAT FOR
LOCALIZED STREET FLOODING. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
THROUGH FLOOD WATERS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FISH HAWK...BRANDON...RIVERVIEW...GREATER SUN CENTER...FORT LONESOME...
LITHIA SPRINGS STATE PARK...BLOOMINGDALE...BOYETTE...ALAFIA RIVER STATE
PARK...WIMAUMA...PROGRESS VILLAGE AND GIBSONTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
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.

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LAT...LON 2789 8234 2790 8234 2790 8208 2766 8208
      2766 8235 2789 8235
TIME...MOT...LOC 2142Z 186DEG 4KT 2791 8221 2771 8220

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