Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
613 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT.

* AT 613 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
  OF 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR TROPICAL GULF ACRES...OR 9
  MILES SOUTHEAST OF PUNTA GORDA...AND MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO PORT
  CHARLOTTE...BABCOCK RANCH...CHARLOTTE COUNTY AIRPORT...CLEVELAND
  AND CHARLOTTE HARBOR.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 75 BETWEEN EXITS 158 AND 170.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 NUMBER ONE KILLERS.
REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 2678 8207 2687 8207 2689 8210 2692 8210
      2694 8207 2695 8211 2703 8212 2703 8170
      2682 8175 2676 8204
TIME...MOT...LOC 2213Z 162DEG 12KT 2687 8193

$$


RAG




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