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
703 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

FLZ057-242330-
HIGHLANDS FL-
703 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS COUNTY
UNTIL 730 PM EDT...

AT 702 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
VENUS...OR 10 MILES NORTH OF PALMDALE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH...ALONG WITH FREQUENT LIGHTING AND VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VENUS...ARCHBOLD AND PLACID LAKES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO 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.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN RUSKIN.

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LAT...LON 2712 8117 2712 8127 2703 8127 2703 8133
      2704 8133 2704 8134 2703 8135 2703 8146
      2724 8143 2721 8117
TIME...MOT...LOC 2302Z 317DEG 10KT 2711 8134

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