Storms bring lightning, rain, minor flood threat to SWFL
FORT MYERS, Fla. Strong storms were moving through central and southern Collier County shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday, bringing excessive lightning and torrential rainfall, the National Weather Service said.
608PM Strong storms in Central Collier County along and South of I-75 w/ excessive lightning & torrential rainfall #FLwx
— NWS Miami (@NWSMiami) August 17, 2017
Heavy rain in Lee County prompted a flood advisory until 7:15 p.m., the weather service also said.
TBW issues Areal Flood Advisory for Lee [FL] till 7:15 PM EDT https://t.co/jHc1PFe6GV
— NWS Tampa Bay (@NWSTampaBay) August 17, 2017
“For the evening period, there will some scattered storm activity,” WINK Chief Meteorologist Jim Farrell said. “Same setup for tomorrow — dry weather in the morning, scattered afternoon and evening storms.”
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