Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
717 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

FLZ057-172345-
Highlands-
717 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS COUNTY...

At 716 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Sebring
Regional Airport, or 7 miles east of Sebring, moving northeast at 10
mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sebring, Sebring Regional Airport, Avon Park Air Force Range and
Lorida.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, 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 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 2759 8116 2758 8116 2756 8118 2755 8121
      2753 8121 2751 8120 2749 8121 2748 8118
      2745 8115 2734 8133 2748 8146 2765 8127
      2764 8114 2760 8114
TIME...MOT...LOC 2316Z 230DEG 25KT 2747 8133

$$

TBW



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