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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
500 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-010900-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
500 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES AS THEY MOVE TO THE NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS...CYPRESS CREEK AT WORTHINGTON
GARDENS...THE MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK AND THE
LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA REMAIN IN MINOR FLOOD.
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TODAY. THE AMOUNT OF
RAINFALL FALLING INTO THE FLOODED RIVER BASINS WILL NEED TO BE
MONITORED CLOSELY AS THE VERY SATURATED GROUND IS MAKING FOR
RAPID RUNOFF AND RISES IN RIVER LEVELS. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG
RIVERS OR FASTER FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER
LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE
OBSERVED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH
DAY. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES. REMEMBER IF LIGHTNING IS OBSERVED OR THUNDER IS HEARD
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE REGION COMBINED WITH ABUNDANT
TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL SUPPORT SOME SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL
ALONG COASTAL SECTION OF THE NATURE COAST DURING THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND WHERE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL
BE POSSIBLE...WITH AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES POSSIBLE ALONG
COASTAL SECTIONS OF LEVY AND CITRUS COUNTIES. THE VERY HEAVY RAIN
WILL LIKELY PRODUCE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
AS WELL AS THE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. RESIDENTS LIVING IN
FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO ANY RAPID RISES IN WATER
LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE
OBSERVED. MOTORISTS ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAINS SHOULD SLOW DOWN
AND EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND DONT DROWN.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE ALONG A FEW AREA RIVERS
FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG RIVERS AND FASTER
FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS AND BE READY
TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

MCMICHAEL



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