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
649 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FLZ052-056-155-251-255-260-292330-
INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-POLK-COASTAL MANATEE-INLAND
HILLSBOROUGH-HARDEE-
649 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT HARDEE...SOUTHEASTERN
HILLSBOROUGH...NORTHEASTERN SARASOTA...SOUTHWESTERN POLK AND MANATEE
COUNTIES...

AT 649 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR WAUCHULA TO NEAR MYAKKA CITY...AND MOVING NORTH
AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BRADENTON...WINTER HAVEN...BARTOW...PALMETTO...WAUCHULA...PARRISH...
ONA...ELLENTON...MYAKKA CITY...JAN PHYL VILLAGE...MEMPHIS...FORT
MEADE...MULBERRY...BOWLING GREEN...EAGLE LAKE...ZOLFO SPRINGS...FORT
GREEN...LIMESTONE...MYAKKA HEAD AND HIGHLAND CITY.

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 2753 8257 2808 8169 2753 8165 2733 8195
      2734 8205 2726 8206 2719 8217
TIME...MOT...LOC 2249Z 173DEG 19KT 2760 8177 2734 8213
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RAG



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