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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
1118 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

FLZ139-239-241615-
Coastal Levy FL-Inland Levy FL-
1118 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LEVY COUNTY UNTIL 1215 PM EDT...

At 1115 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Chiefland to 35 miles west of
Homosassa...and moving toward the northeast.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms
over Levy County...in addition to heavy rainfall and frequent
lightning.

Locations impacted include...
Chiefland, Bronson, Williston Highlands, East Bronson, Fowlers Bluff,
Andrews, Manattee Road, Fanning Springs, Otter Creek, Lebanon and
Manatee Springs State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in Ruskin.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 300 PM EDT for northern
Florida.

LAT...LON 2929 8316 2932 8314 2932 8312 2935 8306
      2947 8298 2959 8294 2957 8266 2954 8265
      2954 8256 2948 8256 2945 8252 2934 8251
      2911 8254 2901 8283 2910 8288 2911 8292
      2911 8294 2904 8300 2905 8311 2923 8317
TIME...MOT...LOC 1515Z 222DEG 46KT 2954 8288 2872 8321

$$

TBW


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