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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
555 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FLC105-292215-
/O.CON.KTBW.SV.W.0043.000000T0000Z-150829T2215Z/
POLK FL-
555 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY...

AT 555 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED OVER BARTOW...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...BARTOW...LAKE WALES...AUBURNDALE...JAN PHYL
VILLAGE...FUSSELS CORNER...COMBEE SETTLEMENT...FORT MEADE...LAKE
ALFRED...MULBERRY...DUNDEE...EAGLE LAKE...LAKE HAMILTON...LAKE WALES
MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...CRYSTAL LAKE...HIGHLAND CITY...HOMELAND...BARTOW
MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND WAHNETA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DEADLY LIGHTNING AND
VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS
QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

IN ADDITION TO DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING
IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER... IF YOU CAN HEAR
THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 2806 8159 2772 8165 2774 8201 2815 8188
TIME...MOT...LOC 2155Z 118DEG 16KT 2792 8185

$$

RAG


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