Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
636 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

FLZ052-057-182300-
HIGHLANDS-POLK-
636 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND
SOUTHEASTERN POLK COUNTIES...

AT 636 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
THUNDERSTORMS LOCATED OVER SOUTHEASTERN POLK COUNTY...OR 12 MILES
NORTHEAST OF AVON PARK...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH...WILL AFFECT
RURAL SOUTHEASTERN POLK COUNTY AND RURAL NORTHERN HIGHLANDS COUNTY...
UNTIL 700 PM EDT.

GUSTY WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED.
TO BE SAFE GO INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE...FIND A LOW
SPOT...AND STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS. WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY
RAIN...SLOW DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER
VEHICLES.

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LAT...LON 2774 8117 2756 8118 2763 8146 2780 8137
TIME...MOT...LOC 2236Z 296DEG 9KT 2768 8132

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