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
816 PM EDT SUN AUG 24 2014

FLZ162-165-262-265-250100-
INLAND CHARLOTTE-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-COASTAL LEE-
816 PM EDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CHARLOTTE AND
LEE COUNTIES FOR STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS VALID
UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 817 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS LOCATED NEAR NORTH FORT MYERS...OR 11 MILES
NORTHWEST OF FORT MYERS...MOVING SOUTH AT 25 MPH WILL AFFECT TROPICAL
GULF ACRES...PIRATE HARBOR...BURNT STORE MARINA AND SUNCOAST ESTATES.

GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WHICH CAN CAUSE UNSECURED
OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND...SNAP TREE LIMBS AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.
FREQUENT TO CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED. TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM
TALL OBJECTS. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW DOWN. ALWAYS
LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.


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LAT...LON 2647 8198 2641 8208 2646 8217 2667 8227
      2673 8225 2669 8223 2668 8210 2680 8207
      2689 8210 2695 8208 2692 8217 2679 8214
      2677 8224 2703 8215 2702 8162 2673 8160
      2632 8182
TIME...MOT...LOC 0017Z 011DEG 21KT 2674 8194

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