Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
425 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  MANATEE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  SOUTHEASTERN PINELLAS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 425 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM
  WAS LOCATED OVER BAY PINES...OR NEAR SEMINOLE...AND MOVING EAST AT
  50 MPH. NICKEL SIZE HAIL MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY THE DAMAGING WINDS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TAMPA...CLEARWATER...LARGO...BRADENTON...PINELLAS PARK...PLANT
  CITY...TEMPLE TERRACE...SEMINOLE...PALMETTO...SAINT PETERSBURG...
  BRANDON...DOWNTOWN SAINT PETERSBURG...FISH HAWK...ST. PETERSBURG...
  ANNA MARIA...TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...EGYPT LAKE-LETO...
  UNIVERSITY...GANDY AND BAY PINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS
QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

INTENSE THUNDERSTORM LINES CAN OCCASIONALLY PRODUCE BRIEF TORNADOES
AND WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH NOT IMMEDIATELY
LIKELY...FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE
SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 2802 8283 2814 8209 2730 8207 2743 8265
      2739 8264 2741 8266 2760 8276 2759 8275
      2750 8261 2788 8240 2790 8241 2783 8254
      2796 8255 2803 8269 2782 8259 2761 8274
      2774 8269 2784 8283
TIME...MOT...LOC 2025Z 256DEG 44KT 2778 8280

$$

RAG


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