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
759 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

FLZ056-057-061-060045-
HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-HARDEE-
759 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN DESOTO AND
SOUTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS COUNTIES...

AT 759 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LAKE
PLACID...MOVING EAST AT 5 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND DIME SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKE PLACID...VENUS...PLACID LAKES AND ARCHBOLD.

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

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

THIS STORM 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 2703 8134 2704 8156 2733 8167 2737 8137
      2704 8133
TIME...MOT...LOC 2359Z 266DEG 5KT 2723 8153
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