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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Southwestern Lee County

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Posted at 4:09 PM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 16:10:42-04

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Lee County in southwestern Florida... * Until 430 PM EDT * At 358 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near St. James City, or near Cape Coral, moving southwest at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Cape Coral, St. James City, Iona, Matlacha, Saint James City and Punta Rassa.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay away from windows. LAT...LON 2647 8222 2663 8208 2657 8193 2640 8204 TIME...MOT...LOC 1958Z 032DEG 19KT 2657 8205 HAIL...0.75IN WIND...60MPH