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
117 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

FLZ165-265-041800-
INLAND LEE-COASTAL LEE-
117 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT LEE COUNTY...

AT 116 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE CLUSTERED NEAR LOVERS KEY
STATE PARK...OR 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CAPE CORAL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CAPE CORAL...FORT MYERS...BONITA SPRINGS...LEHIGH ACRES...OLGA...CYPRESS
LAKE...ST. JAMES CITY...PINE MANOR...LOVERS KEY STATE PARK...BUCKINGHAM...
THREE OAKS...EAST DUNBAR...SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AIRPORT...SAN CARLOS PARK...
IONA...PALMONA PARK...LOCHMOOR WATERWAY ESTATES...VILLAS...MCGREGOR AND
CHARLESTON PARK.

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 2632 8190 2640 8199 2638 8212 2646 8222
      2676 8187 2676 8157 2642 8156 2642 8166
      2632 8166 2631 8182 2633 8182 2633 8185
TIME...MOT...LOC 1716Z 239DEG 49KT 2645 8189

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