Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
757 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

FLZ052-250030-
POLK FL-
757 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL POLK COUNTY UNTIL 830 PM
EDT...

AT 756 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
JAN PHYL VILLAGE...OR NEAR AUBURNDALE...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH...ALONG WITH FREQUENT LIGHTING CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...BARTOW...LAKE WALES...AUBURNDALE...
JAN PHYL VILLAGE...FUSSELS CORNER...COMBEE SETTLEMENT...
LAKE ALFRED...EAGLE LAKE...POLK CITY...
LAKE WALES MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...BARTOW MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...WAHNETA...
INWOOD...CYPRESS GARDENS...CRYSTAL LAKE...HIGHLAND CITY...
WINTER HAVEN AIRPORT AND WAVERLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
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 8191 2810 8199 2822 8171 2789 8160
TIME...MOT...LOC 2356Z 261DEG 16KT 2802 8183

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