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
924 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

FLZ052-057-040200-
HIGHLANDS-POLK-
924 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS
AND EASTERN POLK COUNTIES...

AT 923 PM EDT...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS 8 MILES EAST OF
AVON PARK. THESE STORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAINES CITY...LAKE WALES...SEBRING...AVON PARK...SEBRING REGIONAL
AIRPORT...LAKE ISTOKPOGA...POINCIANA...CROOKED LAKE PARK...DUNDEE...
FROSTPROOF...DAVENPORT...LAKE HAMILTON...HILLCREST HEIGHTS...HIGHLAND
PARK...AVON PARK AIR FORCE RANGE...LAKE JOSEPHINE...BABSON PARK...
LORIDA...AVON PARK EXECUTIVE AIRPORT AND RIVER RANCH.

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 THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 2729 8121 2745 8155 2826 8164 2826 8160
      2819 8152 2814 8152 2813 8146 2809 8145
      2805 8136 2801 8139 2806 8145 2800 8142
      2792 8131 2786 8130 2783 8122 2771 8115
      2760 8114 2752 8121 2743 8114
TIME...MOT...LOC 0123Z 089DEG 1KT 2761 8137
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