Event: Tornado Warning
Sender Name: NWS Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
WEA Text: NWS: TORNADO WARNING in this area til 11:45 PM EST. Take shelter now. Check media.
Description: The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Manatee County in west central Florida…
Southeastern Hillsborough County in west central Florida…
* Until 1145 PM EST.
* At 1113 PM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located near Ruskin, or 10 miles southeast of Downtown
Saint Petersburg, moving east at 50 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This dangerous storm will be near…
Greater Sun Center around 1125 PM EST.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Little
Manatee River State Park, Alafia River State Park, Wimauma, Sun City
Center and Fort Lonesome.
Instruction: TAKE COVER NOW! Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile
home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and
protect yourself from flying debris.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Manatee, FL; Hillsborough, FL
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4044203-3432482
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Tornado warnngs