Polk County, Florida
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Special Weather Statement
FLZ043-052-242-248-249-251-261745-
INLAND HERNANDO-SUMTER-INLAND PASCO-POLK-INLAND CITRUS-INLAND
HILLSBOROUGH-
1248 PM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL SUMTER...
NORTHEASTERN HILLSBOROUGH...CENTRAL HERNANDO...EASTERN PASCO...
NORTHWESTERN POLK AND SOUTHEASTERN CITRUS COUNTIES...

AT 1247 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR INVERNESS HIGHLANDS NORTH TO 6 MILES
NORTHWEST OF LAKELAND. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ZEPHYRHILLS...BROOKSVILLE...INVERNESS...DADE CITY...HOMOSASSA SPRINGS...
ST. LEO...INVERNESS HIGHLANDS NORTH...ZEPHYRHILLS SOUTH...NORTH
BROOKSVILLE...ZEPHYRHILLS WEST...ZEPHYRHILLS NORTH...INVERNESS HIGHLANDS
SOUTH...INVERNESS AIRPORT...HILL 'N DALE...SOUTH BROOKSVILLE...
HILLSBOROUGH RIVER STATE PARK...WESLEY CHAPEL SOUTH...SUGARMILL WOODS...
RIDGE MANOR AND SAN ANTONIO.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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.

LAT...LON 2891 8232 2817 8190 2803 8217 2874 8255
2875 8255
TIME...MOT...LOC 1647Z 346DEG 27KT 2882 8243 2811 8202

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