Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Central Pinellas

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Central Pinellas (Image 1)

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Central Pinellas County until 7:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service reports that at 6:52 p.m., Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. This storm was located over Pinellas Park and moving west at 5 mph.

Locations impacted include Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park, Seminole, Saint Petersburg, Downtown Saint Petersburg, Feather Sound, Bay

Pines, South Highpoint, Ridgecrest, Harbor Bluffs, West and East Lealman, Gandy, Safety Harbor, Gulfport, Treasure Island, Kenneth City, Madeira Beach and Belleair.

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