Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
1250 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

FLZ040-161730-
Marion FL-
1250 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY UNTIL
130 PM EDT...

At 1249 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Ocala Airport, or 10 miles east of Rainbow Lakes Estates, moving
southeast at 20 mph.

Frequent lightning, heavy rain, and wind gusts of 40 mph can be
expected along with possible minor wind damage.

Locations impacted include...
Santos, Ocklawaha, Ocala Airport, Silver Springs Shores, Lake Weir,
Belleview and Summerfield.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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.

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LAT...LON 2903 8239 2923 8237 2910 8190 2896 8197
      2896 8225
TIME...MOT...LOC 1649Z 294DEG 17KT 2911 8228

$$

SHASHY



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