• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    FLZ036-040-172030- Alachua FL-Marion FL- 357 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL ALACHUA AND NORTHWESTERN MARION COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM EDT... At 357 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near University Of Florida, or 8 miles south of Gainesville, moving north at 5 mph. Wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph can be expected along locally heavy rainfall. Locations impacted include... Gainesville, University Of Florida, Micanopy and Flemington. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 2948 8241 2949 8246 2969 8247 2970 8230 2940 8227 2938 8241 TIME...MOT...LOC 1957Z 168DEG 6KT 2955 8238 $$

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