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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
330 PM EST MON NOV 17 2014

FLZ052-056-057-061-155-160-162-251-255-260-262-172130-
DESOTO-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-POLK-INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-
COASTAL SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-
330 PM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT DESOTO...HARDEE...MANATEE...NORTH
CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...NORTHERN SARASOTA...NORTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS...POLK
AND SOUTHEASTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTIES...

AT 327 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM DAVENPORT
TO ALAFIA RIVER STATE PARK TO LAKEWOOD RANCH...OR ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTH OF HAINES CITY TO 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
FISH HAWK TO 9 MILES EAST OF BRADENTON...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH...WILL
AFFECT AUBURNDALE...CRYSTAL LAKE...LAKELAND HIGHLANDS AND WILLOW
OAK...UNTIL 430 PM EST.

GUSTY WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW
SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AND WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST MONDAY EVENING FOR
SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2757 8116 2755 8119 2751 8120 2686 8192
      2738 8258 2741 8259 2826 8169 2821 8152
      2815 8152 2815 8146 2810 8144 2808 8134
      2801 8139 2792 8131 2787 8130 2783 8121
      2771 8114 2766 8113
TIME...MOT...LOC 2027Z 270DEG 39KT 2819 8165 2780 8207
          2746 8243

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