Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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WUUS52 KTBW 171824
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FLC017-053-075-101-119-171930-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
124 PM EST MON NOV 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SUMTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  LEVY COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...
  CITRUS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  HERNANDO COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  PASCO COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 230 PM EST.

* AT 123 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN
  EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
  FROM 14 MILES NORTHWEST OF CRYSTAL RIVER TO 35 MILES WEST OF
  HOLIDAY...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 14 MILES NORTHWEST OF
  CRYSTAL RIVER TO 31 MILES WEST OF DUNEDIN...AND MOVING EAST AT 50
  MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  HOMOSASSA SPRINGS...BEVERLY HILLS...HUDSON...NEW PORT RICHEY...
  SPRING HILL...INVERNESS...BROOKSVILLE...THE VILLAGES...WILDWOOD...
  BUSHNELL...DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...LEBANON...OZELLO...CRYSTAL
  RIVER AIRPORT...PINE ISLAND...CHASSAHOWITZKA...BAYPORT...HERNANDO
  BEACH AND ARIPEKA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH...PREPARE
IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...AND DEADLY CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...
PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING BUT AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE ACROSS
LEVY COUNTY. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER
NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST MONDAY EVENING FOR
WESTERN FLORIDA.

&&

LAT...LON 2822 8277 2854 8266 2879 8271 2878 8276
      2890 8270 2910 8283 2916 8280 2927 8240
      2921 8241 2921 8253 2905 8252 2896 8230
      2896 8195 2860 8195 2832 8202 2826 8211
      2817 8211 2817 8285 2817 8286
TIME...MOT...LOC 1823Z 251DEG 45KT 2902 8274 2804 8324

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