Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
759 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

FLZ052-056-251-255-250045-
INLAND MANATEE FL-POLK FL-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH FL-HARDEE FL-
759 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN HARDEE...SOUTHEASTERN
HILLSBOROUGH...SOUTHWESTERN POLK AND NORTHEASTERN MANATEE COUNTIES
UNTIL 845 PM EDT...

AT 758 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BARTOW TO 15 MILES WEST
OF WAUCHULA TO 8 MILES WEST OF ONA. MOVEMENT WAS WEST AT 10 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FISH HAWK...MYAKKA CITY...FORT LONESOME...DUETTE...BRADLEY JUNCTION...
ALAFIA RIVER STATE PARK AND MYAKKA HEAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 2791 8218 2779 8192 2757 8199 2736 8199
      2734 8225 2739 8225 2739 8233 2761 8234
TIME...MOT...LOC 2358Z 098DEG 9KT 2775 8196 2758 8206 2745 8205

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