Strong Thunderstorm Advisory

August 30, 2009

..A strong thunderstorm will affect Escambia and Santa Rosa
counties…

At 118 PM CDT…National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over Flomaton…moving east at 20 mph.

This thunderstorm will affect areas in and around…
Wahl…Osaka…Pollard…Jay..

.Keego and Dixonville through 215 PM
CDT.The primary threats from this storm are small hail…frequent
lightning…and wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph. Winds this strong could
bring down dead or diseased trees and large limbs resulting in
serious injury or property damage. Local loss of electrical power may
result from downed power lines. Exercise extreme caution when
outdoors during such strong winds…or seek shelter in a safe home or
building until the storm has passed.

This storm could produce rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches in a short
period of time…resulting in brief ponding of water around low
lying and poor drainage areas. Remember…do not drive your vehicle
into water covered roadways. The depth may be too great to allow a
safe crossing.

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