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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
917 AM EDT Thu Apr 4 2024



...NWS Damage Survey for 04/03/2024 Thunderstorm Wind Event
Sumter County Florida...

.Overview...A line of thunderstorms moved across the Florida
peninsula during the morning and afternoon of 04/03/2024 with
widespread reports of 40 to 50 MPH wind gusts. Embedded within the
larger convective system, an isolated cell experienced a local
surge, producing a brief downburst that impacted several homes and
structures just to the East of Bushnell, Florida in central
Sumter County.

.Sumter County Wind Event...

Estimated Peak Wind:    75 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.4 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Apr_03_2024
Start Time:             2:32 PM EDT
Start Location:         2 ESE Bushnell, FL
Start Lat/Lon:          28.65239 / -82.06245

End Date:               Apr_03_2024
End Time:               2:35 PM EDT
End Location:           2.5 ESE Bushnell, FL
End Lat/Lon:            28.65100 / -82.05621

A brief survey was conducted after the event to survey the area.
Damage pattern was consistent with a straight-line wind event as
all damage was oriented in an E-W fashion along the leading edge
of the line surge indicated by radar.

&&

NOTE:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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