Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
800 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

FLZ052-190045-
Polk-
800 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN POLK
COUNTY...

At 800 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 12 miles south of Medulla to 6 miles
south of Bartow. Movement was north at 5 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lakeland, Bartow, Auburndale, Lakeland Linder Airport, Fussels
Corner, Medulla, Jan Phyl Village, Combee Settlement, Fort Meade,
Mulberry, Eagle Lake, Bradley Junction, Homeland, Inwood, Highland
City, Bartow Municipal Airport, Winston, Crystal Lake, Lakeland
Highlands and Willow Oak.

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 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 2769 8197 2782 8205 2808 8206 2813 8178
      2774 8171
TIME...MOT...LOC 0000Z 160DEG 16KT 2778 8193 2780 8182

$$

TBW



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