• Special Weather Statement

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    FLZ040-022145- Marion FL- 455 PM EDT THU AUG 2 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL MARION COUNTY UNTIL 545 PM EDT... At 455 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Anthony to near Silver Springs Shores to near Lake Weir. Movement was north at 20 mph. Excessive cloud-to-ground lightning and wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph can be expected along with possible minor damage. Locations impacted include... Ocala, Fort McCoy, Lynne, Santos, Ocklawaha, Silver Springs Shores, Lake Weir, Belleview, Burbank and Summerfield. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. && LAT...LON 2925 8211 2940 8199 2948 8196 2942 8186 2913 8189 2896 8196 2896 8226 TIME...MOT...LOC 2055Z 199DEG 11KT 2928 8204 2913 8202 2898 8205 $$

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