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
501 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

FLZ052-056-262145-
POLK-HARDEE-
501 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT HARDEE AND SOUTHWESTERN POLK
COUNTIES...

AT 459 PM EDT...A CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM WERE LOCATED ACROSS
EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY AND NORTHERN HARDEE
COUNTY...MOVING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WAUCHULA...ONA...SWEETWATER...FORT MEADE...BOWLING GREEN...
ZOLFO SPRINGS...FORT GREEN...LIMESTONE...GARDNER...CREWSVILLE...
BRADLEY JUNCTION AND HOMELAND.

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 2735 8160 2734 8168 2734 8205 2781 8206
      2784 8178 2763 8156 2739 8156
TIME...MOT...LOC 2059Z 354DEG 17KT 2754 8195

$$

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