Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
717 PM EDT TUE SEP 20 2016

FLZ036-202345-
ALACHUA FL-
717 PM EDT TUE SEP 20 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL ALACHUA COUNTY UNTIL
745 PM EDT...

AT 717 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR GAINESVILLE AIRPORT...OR 7 MILES EAST OF GAINESVILLE...MOVING
SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

EXCESSIVE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH
CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR DAMAGE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GAINESVILLE...NEWNANS LAKE...ORANGE HEIGHTS...ROCHELLE...GAINESVILLE
AIRPORT AND GROVE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 2980 8231 2977 8210 2957 8212 2960 8236
TIME...MOT...LOC 2317Z 010DEG 17KT 2971 8222

$$

NELSON



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