Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL
WFUS52 KTBW 230038
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
738 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017
The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
West central Manatee County in west central Florida...
Northwestern Sarasota County in west central Florida...
* Until 800 PM EST
* At 737 PM EST, a likely waterspout was located just offshore 7
miles west of Saint Armands Key, or 9 miles west of Sarasota,
moving northeast at 45 mph.
SOURCE...Weather spotters confirmed waterspout moving onshore.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This tornado will be near...
Sarasota and Sarasota Bradenton Airport around 750 PM EST.
Whitfield, North Sarasota, Kensington Park, The Meadows, South
Bradenton and West Samoset around 755 PM EST.
Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch around 800 PM EST.
Other locations impacted by this tornado include Bayshore Gardens,
Desoto Lakes, Samoset and Oneco.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile
home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and
protect yourself from flying debris.
Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not
wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!
LAT...LON 2753 8250 2750 8241 2740 8240 2730 8267
TIME...MOT...LOC 0037Z 234DEG 39KT 2731 8270