Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1141 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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PINELLAS FL-
1141 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  PINELLAS COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...TARPON SPRINGS...PALM HARBOR...
  CLEARWATER...LARGO...PINELLAS PARK...SEMINOLE...DOWNTOWN SAINT
  PETERSBURG...SAINT PETERSBURG...SAINT PETE BEACH...DUNEDIN


* UNTIL 145 PM EDT

* AT 1140 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
AN AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS OVER
PINELLAS COUNTY...WITH SOME AREAS HAVING ALREADY RECEIVED 4 INCHES
OR MORE OF RAIN TODAY. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 275 BETWEEN EXITS 6 AND 32.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

KEEP CHILDREN FROM BEING SWEPT AWAY IN FLOODED DITCHES AND DRAINS.
FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR AND MAY STALL YOUR
VEHICLE. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP
VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 2809 8283 2807 8279 2813 8279 2817 8286
      2817 8285 2818 8284 2817 8265 2796 8263
      2796 8266 2799 8264 2800 8267 2794 8271
      2788 8257 2781 8257 2770 8263 2767 8268
      2769 8269 2767 8275 2772 8275 2786 8286

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