Strong line of storms moving through SWFL

Posted at 6:39 AM, Jan 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-23 13:12:49-05

A line of strong showers and a few thunderstorms will affect Charlotte, Lee, and south central Sarasota counties, according to the National Weather Service.

At 611 a.m., radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near North Port to 66 miles west of Pineland. Movement was southeast at 45 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include:

  • Cape Coral
  • Fort Myers
  • North Port
  • Bonita Springs
  • Punta Gorda
  • Lehigh Acres
  • Port Charlotte
  • Palmona Park
  • Southwest Florida Airport
  • Harlem Heights
  • Lochmoor Waterway Estates
  • Babcock Webb WMA
  • Cypress Lake
  • McGgregor
  • Babcock Ranch
  • Pine Manor
  • Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores
  • Olga
  • Pineland
  • Buckingham