Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
714 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

FLZ052-190000-
POLK-
714 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CENTRAL POLK
COUNTY FOR A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH HAIL AND STRONG WIND GUSTS
VALID UNTIL 800 PM EDT...

AT 714 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF POINCIANA...OR NEAR
WEST LAKE TOHO...MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH WILL AFFECT POINCIANA.

GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WHICH CAN CAUSE UNSECURED
OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND...SNAP TREE LIMBS AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.
HAIL UP TO PENNY SIZE MAY OCCUR. FREQUENT TO CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS
EXPECTED. TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND
A LOW SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL
REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AND WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON
ROADWAYS.


&&

LAT...LON 2790 8132 2797 8165 2823 8154 2821 8152
      2815 8152 2815 8146 2810 8144 2808 8134
      2806 8136 2804 8135 2801 8139 2795 8133
TIME...MOT...LOC 2314Z 015DEG 16KT 2819 8144

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