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
252 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

FLZ151-155-251-255-021915-
COASTAL MANATEE-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND
MANATEE-COASTAL MANATEE-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-COASTAL
HILLSBOROUGH-
252 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT MANATEE AND
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTIES...

AT 251 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR APOLLO BEACH TO NEAR RUSKIN TO NEAR ELLENTON...
AND MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BRADENTON...PALMETTO...BRANDON...FISH HAWK...RIVERVIEW...APOLLO
BEACH...PARRISH...WEST BRADENTON...MEMPHIS...ELLENTON...RUSKIN...
SOUTH BRADENTON...WEST SAMOSET...GREATER SUN CENTER...PALM
RIVER-CLAIR MEL...HOLMES BEACH...BRADENTON BEACH...LITTLE MANATEE
RIVER STATE PARK...SEFFNER AND GIBSONTON.

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 THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS 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 2752 8271 2751 8261 2753 8264 2758 8256
      2755 8263 2774 8248 2774 8247 2777 8242
      2789 8241 2805 8226 2769 8224 2742 8232
      2743 8265 2740 8265 2740 8266 2746 8265
      2746 8270 2750 8264 2751 8272
TIME...MOT...LOC 1851Z 188DEG 8KT 2778 8234 2765 8249 2748 8247
$$

RAG


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