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Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Weather

Severe thunderstorm warning issued in Hillsborough, Polk counties


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The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Polk County and Hillsborough County until 7 p.m.

At around 6:23 p.m., meteorologists detected a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph, five miles north of Plant City. The storm was slowly moving southeast at 5 mph.

The storm could also produce cloud to ground lightning, and anyone in the area is advised to move indoors immediately, the National Weather Service said.

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