489  
WWUS82 KTBW 161943  
SPSTBW  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL  
343 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
FLZ239-242-162015-  
INLAND CITRUS-INLAND LEVY-  
343 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTH CENTRAL CITRUS AND  
SOUTHEASTERN LEVY COUNTIES...  
 
AT 343 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF  
RAINBOW LAKES ESTATES, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LEBANON, CITRONELLE AND CITRUS SPRINGS.  
 
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.  
 
LAT...LON 2922 8251 2921 8254 2904 8254 2904 8251  
2905 8249 2905 8246 2901 8242 2902 8240  
2900 8238 2900 8236 2899 8236 2897 8231  
2894 8257 2916 8268 2923 8252  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1943Z 328DEG 15KT 2906 8252  
 

 
 
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