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
356 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FLZ050-151-292045-
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-
356 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN HILLSBOROUGH AND
PINELLAS COUNTIES...

AT 356 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER DOWNTOWN SAINT
PETERSBURG...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TAMPA...CLEARWATER...LARGO...PINELLAS PARK...SEMINOLE...SAINT
PETERSBURG...DOWNTOWN SAINT PETERSBURG...ST. PETERSBURG...ST. PETE
BEACH...FEATHER SOUND...TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...EGYPT
LAKE-LETO...GANDY...BAY PINES...RIDGECREST...TOWN `N` COUNTRY...
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE...WEST AND EAST LEALMAN...SOUTH HIGHPOINT AND
HARBOR BLUFFS.

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 2802 8281 2805 8240 2790 8243 2792 8249
      2783 8247 2783 8254 2788 8254 2786 8260
      2771 8263 2766 8269 2771 8271 2767 8272
      2773 8275 2774 8269 2775 8277 2783 8275
      2779 8279 2786 8285
TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 166DEG 20KT 2775 8262
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RAG


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