Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
255 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR COASTAL COUNTIES FROM HERNANDO
COUNTY NORTH TO LEVY COUNTY...

.ABUNDANT TROPICAL MOISTURE COMBINED WITH A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL SUPPORT WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE REGION TODAY THROUGH
SUNDAY WITH SOME VERY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. SATURATED
SOILS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WILL INCREASE
THE RISK OF FLOODING OVER THE COASTAL COUNTIES FROM HERNANDO
COUNTY NORTH TO LEVY COUNTY TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY.


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COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-INLAND LEVY-
INLAND CITRUS-INLAND HERNANDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CEDAR KEY...YANKEETOWN...
CRYSTAL RIVER...HOMOSASSA...HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...
CHIEFLAND...BRONSON...WILLISTON...INVERNESS...BROOKSVILLE...
SPRING HILL
255 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL HAS
ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF FL...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COASTAL CITRUS...COASTAL...HERNANDO...COASTAL LEVY...INLAND
  CITRUS...INLAND HERNANDO AND INLAND LEVY.

* FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS
  WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* SATURATED SOILS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH
  SUNDAY WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF FLOODING OVER THE COASTAL
  COUNTIES FROM HERNANDO NORTH TO LEVY. IF POSSIBLE...CLEAR
  DRAINAGE SYSTEMS OF ANY DEBRIS WHICH MAY BECOME CLOGGED IN
  FLOODING RAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT
24 TO 36 HOURS. RESIDENTS LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD TAKE
ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

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