Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
612 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

FLC071-172315-
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Lee FL-
612 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Central Lee County in southwestern Florida...

* Until 715 PM EDT

* At 612 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. Up to two to three inches of rain have already
  fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Cape Coral, Fort Myers, San Carlos Park, McGregor, East Dunbar,
  Pine Manor, Lovers Key State Park, Harlem Heights, Iona, Cypress
  Lake, Villas, Three Oaks, St. James City, Saint James City, Whiskey
  Creek, Page Park, Page Field Airport, Punta Rassa, Fort Myers
  Villas and Estero.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT...LON 2640 8199 2638 8216 2643 8222 2647 8224
      2664 8184 2649 8174 2635 8193

$$

TBW



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