Hurricane Warning

Last Updated: 08:09 AM. Monday, Sep 11, 2017 EDT

Until 05:59 AM. Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

FLZ043-111800- /O.CON.KTBW.HU.W.1011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ Sumter- 559 AM EDT Mon Sep 11 2017 ...HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... * LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Wildwood - Lake Panasoffkee - Bushnell * WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Strong Tropical Storm force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 45-60 mph with gusts to 80 mph - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: until early this afternoon - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Extreme - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for major hurricane force wind greater than 110 mph of equivalent Category 3 intensity or higher. - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life. Properties remain subject to devastating to catastrophic wind impacts. - Now is the time to urgently hide from the wind. Failure to adequately shelter may result in serious injury, loss of life, or immense human suffering. Remain sheltered until the hazardous wind subsides. Be ready to quickly move to the safest place within your shelter if extreme wind warnings are issued. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Unfolding - Potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding. * FLOODING RAIN - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 1-3 inches, with locally higher amounts - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None - The flooding rain threat has decreased from the previous assessment. - Emergency considerations need not include a threat for rainfall flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may still occur. - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive tropical rainfall. - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain. * TORNADO - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None - The tornado threat has decreased from the previous assessment. - Emergency considerations need not include a threat for tornadoes. Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still occur. - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical tornadoes. - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes. * FOR MORE INFORMATION: - http://www.weather.gov/tbw $$

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