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Special Weather Statement
FLZ022-035-036-240145-
Columbia FL-Alachua FL-Gilchrist FL-
910 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL GILCHRIST...
NORTHWESTERN ALACHUA AND SOUTH CENTRAL COLUMBIA COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM
EDT...

At 909 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
High Springs, or 11 miles southwest of Worthington Spring, moving
south at 10 mph.

Excessive cloud-to-ground lightning can be expected. Postpone outdoor
activities promptly. Go quickly inside a completely enclosed
building. Unplug electronic devices and appliances as they are
susceptible to power surges and may be damaged by nearby lightning
strikes.

Locations impacted include...
Alachua and High Springs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to 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 2992 8265 2993 8243 2969 8244 2970 8273
TIME...MOT...LOC 0109Z 357DEG 8KT 2981 8256

$$

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