Severe Thunderstorm Warning expired for portions of Sarasota County

UPDATE:  Expired at 6:45

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A 
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... 
LEE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA... 
DESOTO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA... 
SARASOTA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA... 
CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA... 
 
* UNTIL 645 PM EDT. 
 
* AT 556 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS 
OF 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LAKE SUZY...OR NEAR PORT 
CHARLOTTE...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH. 
 
* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO PUNTA 
GORDA...FORT OGDEN...CHARLOTTE HARBOR...CLEVELAND...CHARLOTTE
COUNTY AIRPORT...PIRATE HARBOR...TROPICAL GULF ACRES...BURNT STORE 
MARINA...BABCOCK RANCH AND BABCOCK WEBB WMA.
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