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
000
WGUS82 KTBW 172125
FLSTBW

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
525 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

FLC027-049-055-105-172300-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FA.Y.0014.160517T2125Z-160517T2300Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DESOTO FL-HARDEE FL-HIGHLANDS FL-POLK FL-
525 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN DESOTO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  EASTERN HARDEE COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  NORTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  SOUTHEASTERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 524 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... LAKE
  WALES...SEBRING...AVON PARK...ARCADIA...WAUCHULA...AVON PARK AIR
  FORCE RANGE...AND RIVER RANCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

IN THE GENTLY TERRAIN THERE ARE MANY LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 2760 8114 2753 8121 2749 8120 2715 8183
      2752 8188 2809 8140 2808 8136 2807 8135
      2801 8138 2804 8143 2803 8144 2802 8143
      2800 8142 2800 8139 2795 8134 2794 8135
      2792 8131 2786 8130 2783 8122 2766 8113

$$

NOAH


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