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Hurricane Dorian Local Statement Advisory Number 42
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL  AL052019
524 PM EDT Tue Sep 3 2019

This product covers West Central and Southwest Florida

**TROPICAL STORM WATCH CANCELLED FOR POLK AND HIGHLANDS COUNTIES**

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - The Tropical Storm Watch has been cancelled for Highlands and 
      Polk

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 170 miles east of Sebring FL or about 185 miles east
      of Winter Haven FL
    - 27.7N 78.7W
    - Storm Intensity 110 mph
    - Movement Northwest or 325 degrees at 6 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Hurricane Dorian is moving slowly toward the northwest, parallel to
the Florida east coast. Dorian is expected to move slowly northwest to
north through Wednesday night, then turn northeast and accelerate on
Thursday. Tropical storm conditions are no longer forecast for Polk
and Highlands counties.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Little to no impacts are anticipated across West Central and
Southwest Florida.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Little to no impacts are anticipated across West Central and
Southwest Florida.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
No significant impacts are expected.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL 
regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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