Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
000
WGUS82 KTBW 271657
FLSTBW

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
1257 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

FLC015-071-271900-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FA.Y.0133.150827T1657Z-150827T1900Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLOTTE FL-LEE FL-
1257 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA...
  NORTHWESTERN LEE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT

* AT 1256 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS.  1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN AND WILL CAUSE
  MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA..

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PINELAND...ST. JAMES CITY...PINE ISLAND CENTER...USEPPA ISLAND...
  BOKEELIA...ROTONDA AND GROVE CITY.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2646 8217 2647 8218 2651 8210 2650 8219
      2651 8219 2655 8211 2652 8220 2654 8220
      2663 8213 2659 8222 2664 8214 2664 8224
      2668 8219 2668 8227 2689 8233 2690 8227
      2656 8208 2646 8211 2645 8215

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.