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National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
952 AM EST Sun Jan 22 2017

Sumter-Pinellas-Polk-Hardee-Highlands-DeSoto-Coastal Levy-
Coastal Citrus-Coastal Hernando-Coastal Pasco-
Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-
Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Lee-Inland Levy-Inland Citrus-
Inland Hernando-Inland Pasco-Inland Hillsborough-Inland Manatee-
Inland Sarasota-Inland Charlotte-Inland Lee-
Including the cities of Wildwood, Lake Panasoffkee, Bushnell,
The Villages, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Lakeland,
Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring,
Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Cedar Key, Yankeetown,
Crystal River, Homosassa, Hernando Beach, Bayport, Port Richey,
Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Bradenton,
Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port Charlotte,
Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Captiva, Sanibel, Chiefland, Bronson,
Williston, Inverness, Brooksville, Spring Hill, Dade City,
Zephyrhills, Brandon, Plant City, Sun City Center, Parrish,
Lakewood Ranch, Myakka City, North Port, Babcock Ranch,
Fort Myers, and Lehigh Acres
952 AM EST Sun Jan 22 2017

...Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Today and Tonight...

A significant outbreak of severe weather is expected across west-
central and southwest Florida today and early tonight. Supercell
thunderstorms are expected to develop later today ahead of a
squall-line that will move quickly through the region later this
afternoon and evening. The potential exists for large hail, gusty
winds 60-80 mph and tornadoes, some of which could be strong and

Residents and visitors are urged to closely monitor the weather
throughout the day. Please heed any warnings and seek shelter
quickly if warnings are issued for your area. These could be very
dangerous storms.



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