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Radar valid at 230 pm EDT, Jul 17th 2017

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FLZ155-160-255-260-171830-
Inland Manatee-Coastal Manatee-Inland Sarasota-Coastal Sarasota-
205 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL MANATEE AND NORTH
CENTRAL SARASOTA COUNTIES...

At 204 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Lake Sarasota,
or 9 miles east of Sarasota, moving north at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sarasota, Lake Sarasota, Myakka River State Park, The Meadows,
Lakewood Ranch, North Sarasota, Sarasota Springs, Kensington Park,
Gator Creek Estate, Desoto Lakes, Fruitville and Bee Ridge.

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 2723 8228 2721 8244 2741 8255 2745 8232
TIME...MOT...LOC 1804Z 165DEG 14KT 2730 8240

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