Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
1130 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

FLZ057-061-162-262-281615-
HIGHLANDS FL-COASTAL CHARLOTTE FL-INLAND CHARLOTTE FL-
INLAND CHARLOTTE FL-DESOTO FL-COASTAL CHARLOTTE FL-
1130 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN DESOTO...
CHARLOTTE...SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS AND NORTHWESTERN LEE COUNTIES UNTIL
1215 PM EDT...

AT 1128 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS FROM SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS COUNTY INTO CHARLOTTE
COUNTY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND FUNNEL CLOUDS WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PUNTA GORDA...LAKE PLACID...PORT CHARLOTTE...CHARLOTTE COUNTY
AIRPORT...BABCOCK RANCH...VENUS...SYLVAN SHORES...LAKE ISTOKPOGA...
BABCOCK WEBB WMA...BURNT STORE MARINA...SOLANA...BRIGHTON...
CLEVELAND...PLACID LAKES...CORNWELL...ARCHBOLD...CHARLOTTE HARBOR...
CHARLOTTE PARK...TROPICAL GULF ACRES AND PIRATE HARBOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 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 AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2721 8117 2712 8117 2712 8127 2703 8127
      2703 8156 2677 8157 2677 8206 2686 8205
      2691 8210 2697 8210 2694 8213 2695 8215
      2746 8117 2738 8111 2736 8103 2733 8105
      2730 8100 2722 8097
TIME...MOT...LOC 1528Z 240DEG 49KT 2704 8169

$$

RD


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