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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
600 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

FLZ057-061-262-292300-
HIGHLANDS FL-INLAND CHARLOTTE FL-DESOTO FL-
600 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN DESOTO...EASTERN
CHARLOTTE AND HIGHLANDS COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 600 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SEBRING TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF LAKE PLACID TO
NEAR BABCOCK RANCH. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SEBRING...AVON PARK...LAKE PLACID...LAKE ISTOKPOGA...SEBRING REGIONAL
AIRPORT...BABCOCK RANCH...VENUS...SYLVAN SHORES...AVON PARK EXECUTIVE
AIRPORT...PLACID LAKES...LAKE JOSEPHINE...ARCHBOLD AND SEBRING SHORES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD
TO 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 2712 8127 2703 8127 2703 8156 2680 8156
      2677 8160 2696 8180 2734 8156 2763 8155
      2739 8119 2712 8117
TIME...MOT...LOC 2200Z 323DEG 15KT 2747 8141 2721 8141 2695 8170

$$

MCKAUGHAN



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