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
653 PM EDT FRI MAY 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL PINELLAS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 652 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 OVER PINELLAS PARK...AND MOVING
  WEST AT 5 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CLEARWATER...LARGO...PINELLAS PARK...SEMINOLE...SAINT PETERSBURG...
  DOWNTOWN SAINT PETERSBURG...ST. PETERSBURG...FEATHER SOUND...BAY
  PINES...SOUTH HIGHPOINT...RIDGECREST...HARBOR BLUFFS...WEST AND
  EAST LEALMAN...GANDY...SAFETY HARBOR...GULFPORT...TREASURE
  ISLAND...KENNETH CITY...MADEIRA BEACH AND BELLEAIR.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2804 8278 2799 8269 2794 8272 2791 8263
      2789 8265 2787 8260 2775 8263 2777 8277
      2778 8278 2778 8275 2783 8276 2779 8279
      2784 8282 2781 8281 2781 8283 2787 8285
TIME...MOT...LOC 2252Z 110DEG 6KT 2786 8268

$$



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