Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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WUUS52 KTBW 032254
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FLC015-027-115-032345-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SV.W.0036.150703T2254Z-150703T2345Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
654 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN DESOTO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  CENTRAL CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA...
  SOUTHEASTERN SARASOTA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 653 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING
  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF PORT CHARLOTTE TO 6 MILES
  SOUTHEAST OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY AIRPORT...AND MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10
  MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NORTH PORT...PUNTA GORDA...PORT CHARLOTTE...CHARLOTTE COUNTY
  AIRPORT...SOUTHEAST ARCADIA...BABCOCK WEBB WMA...SOLANA...LAKE
  SUZY...CLEVELAND...NOCATEE...MURDOCK...FORT OGDEN...CHARLOTTE
  HARBOR...CHARLOTTE PARK...TROPICAL GULF ACRES...PIRATE HARBOR AND
  HARBOUR HEIGHTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
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 LARGE HAIL AND 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 2686 8205 2691 8210 2693 8206 2695 8206
      2697 8210 2692 8214 2694 8215 2694 8218
      2689 8218 2678 8215 2678 8216 2682 8217
      2681 8218 2720 8221 2720 8183 2679 8178
      2678 8206
TIME...MOT...LOC 2253Z 063DEG 7KT 2706 8196 2684 8194

$$

RAG



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