• Special Weather Statement

    FLZ044-045-144-170230- Northern Lake County FL-Orange FL-Southern Lake County FL- 941 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL LAKE AND NORTHWESTERN ORANGE COUNTIES UNTIL 1030 PM EDT... At 940 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Tavares, moving northwest at 5 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Leesburg, Eustis, Tavares, Mount Dora and Howey-In-the-hills. 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 2893 8192 2896 8182 2896 8177 2883 8153 2861 8163 2866 8195 TIME...MOT...LOC 0140Z 120DEG 6KT 2878 8172 $$

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