• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    FLZ052-056-057-292000- Highlands FL-Polk FL-Hardee FL- 314 PM EDT SUN JUL 29 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS... NORTHEASTERN HARDEE AND SOUTH CENTRAL POLK COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM EDT... At 314 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Sebring, moving northeast at 10 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Sebring, Avon Park, Sebring Regional Airport, Sylvan Shores, Lake Josephine, Avon Park Executive Airport, Crewsville and Sebring Shores. 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 2731 8152 2737 8160 2770 8165 2770 8137 2732 8130 TIME...MOT...LOC 1914Z 244DEG 15KT 2748 8144 $$

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