Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
708 PM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

FLZ052-056-057-061-251-220000-
DeSoto-Highlands-Polk-Hardee-Inland Hillsborough-
708 PM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL
HIGHLANDS...HARDEE...SOUTHWESTERN POLK...EAST CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH
AND NORTHEASTERN DESOTO COUNTIES...

At 708 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 12 miles south of Bartow to 11 miles east
of Arcadia. Movement was northwest at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Brief
funnel clouds or tornadoes are possible.

Locations impacted include...
Lakeland, Plant City, Bartow, Wauchula, Ona, Combee Settlement,
Lakeland Linder Airport, Medulla, Sweetwater, Fort Meade, Mulberry,
Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Homeland, Brownville, Plant City
Airport, Winston, Willow Oak, Bradley Junction and Highland City.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

LAT...LON 2727 8142 2712 8169 2750 8203 2758 8206
      2764 8206 2765 8208 2800 8221 2810 8193
TIME...MOT...LOC 2308Z 145DEG 8KT 2772 8192 2727 8168

$$

TBW



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