Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
627 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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HIGHLANDS FL-
627 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 626 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SEBRING...AVON PARK...SEBRING REGIONAL AIRPORT...AVON PARK
  EXECUTIVE AIRPORT...AVON PARK AIR FORCE RANGE AND SEBRING SHORES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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LAT...LON 2763 8130 2745 8133 2744 8153 2762 8153

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