Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
710 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

FLZ043-052-249-251-240000-
SUMTER-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-POLK-INLAND PASCO-
710 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN SUMTER...
NORTHEASTERN HILLSBOROUGH...EASTERN PASCO AND WESTERN POLK
COUNTIES...

AT 709 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF ZEPHYRHILLS NORTH
TO 6 MILES WEST OF BARTOW. MOVEMENT WAS WEST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKELAND...PLANT CITY...BARTOW...ZEPHYRHILLS...DADE CITY...
FISH HAWK...ST.
LEO...LAKELAND LINDER AIRPORT...ZEPHYRHILLS SOUTH...HILLSBOROUGH RIVER
STATE PARK...ZEPHYRHILLS WEST...ZEPHYRHILLS NORTH...MEDULLA...COMBEE
SETTLEMENT...MULBERRY...GIBSONIA...ZEPHYRHILLS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...
LAKELAND HIGHLANDS...CRYSTAL LAKE 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 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 2842 8196 2835 8196 2835 8192 2780 8186
      2774 8219 2843 8227
TIME...MOT...LOC 2309Z 077DEG 11KT 2834 8201 2786 8195

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