Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
813 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FLC015-027-049-055-081-105-115-300215-
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DESOTO FL-CHARLOTTE FL-HARDEE FL-SARASOTA FL-HIGHLANDS FL-POLK FL-
MANATEE FL-
813 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  DESOTO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  EASTERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA...
  HARDEE COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  NORTHEASTERN SARASOTA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  HIGHLANDS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  SOUTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  EASTERN MANATEE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT

* AT 813 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  OVER THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAKELAND...NORTH PORT...WINTER HAVEN...BARTOW...PUNTA GORDA...LAKE
  WALES...SEBRING...AVON PARK...ARCADIA...WAUCHULA...LAKE PLACID...
  PORT CHARLOTTE...SEBRING REGIONAL AIRPORT...BABCOCK RANCH...
  CHARLOTTE COUNTY AIRPORT...MYAKKA CITY...SYLVAN SHORES...BABCOCK
  WEBB WMA...FUSSELS CORNER AND COMBEE SETTLEMENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 2703 8152 2703 8156 2701 8156 2678 8197
      2726 8229 2765 8213 2765 8206 2782 8206
      2810 8194 2784 8133 2756 8117 2754 8121
      2749 8121 2738 8111 2738 8107 2730 8103

$$

RAG



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