Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
605 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018

FLZ056-057-061-222230-
DeSoto-Highlands-Hardee-
605 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...HARDEE
AND NORTHWESTERN DESOTO COUNTIES...

At 604 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Arcadia, moving
northeast at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sebring, Arcadia, Wauchula, Southeast Arcadia, Sweetwater, Zolfo
Springs, Lake Josephine, Nocatee, Limestone, Brownville, Gardner and
Crewsville.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

LAT...LON 2710 8189 2727 8206 2733 8206 2765 8171
      2765 8165 2740 8132
TIME...MOT...LOC 2204Z 230DEG 35KT 2731 8189

$$

TBW


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