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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
459 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

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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-
459 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...
AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ALONG COASTAL COUNTIES FROM
LEVY THROUGH THE TAMPA BAY AREA TODAY WHERE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF SEVERAL INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE NATURE COAST. THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL
INCREASE THE RISK FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. A
FLOOD WATCH IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FROM LEVY COUNTY THROUGH
PINELLAS AND HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. 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.

...COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
STRONG AND PERSISTENT SOUTHWEST FLOW CONTINUES TO PRODUCE SOME
COASTAL FLOODING TODAY DURING TIME AROUND OF HIGH TIDES. TIDES
TODAY WILL RUN ABOVE FORECAST VALUES INCREASING THE RISK OF
COASTAL FLOODING FOR THE NATURE COAST... ESPECIALLY CEDAR KEY.
COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR
WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
HIGH SURF WITH WAVE ENERGY FOCUSED ON SHORE WILL CONTINUE TO
PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
ON SHORE WIND SPEEDS OF OVER 20 KNOTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEAR SHORE WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD
TO THE SUWANNEE RIVER.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG A FEW AREA RIVERS. PLEASE VIEW
THE LATEST RIVER WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION. 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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEK. THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AREA RIVERS FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. 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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY.

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DAVIS



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