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
644 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FLZ043-139-142-239-242-248-249-282330-
COASTAL CITRUS-INLAND HERNANDO-SUMTER-INLAND PASCO-COASTAL
LEVY-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
644 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SUMTER...EASTERN
HERNANDO...NORTHEASTERN PASCO...SOUTHEASTERN LEVY AND CITRUS
COUNTIES...

AT 644 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES TO 11 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF MASCOTTE...AND MOVING WEST AT 10 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BROOKSVILLE...INVERNESS...WILDWOOD...DADE CITY...BUSHNELL...THE
VILLAGES...BEVERLY HILLS...HOMOSASSA SPRINGS...ST. LEO...HILL `N
DALE...INVERNESS HIGHLANDS NORTH...BLACK DIAMOND...INVERNESS
HIGHLANDS SOUTH...INVERNESS AIRPORT...CRYSTAL RIVER AIRPORT...NORTH
BROOKSVILLE...SOUTH BROOKSVILLE...HERNANDO...SUGARMILL WOODS AND LAKE
PANASOFFKEE.

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 2922 8244 2922 8253 2905 8253 2905 8247
      2896 8231 2896 8196 2833 8196 2829 8221
      2927 8283
TIME...MOT...LOC 2244Z 084DEG 9KT 2907 8237 2844 8201
$$

RAG


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