Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
422 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.STORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AREA THIS MORNING
AND MOVE INTO INLAND PORTIONS OF NORTH FLORIDA. SLOW MOVING
STORMS COMBINED WITH HIGH RAIN RATES WILL CAUSE FLOODING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING. MODELS SUGGEST 3 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF HIGHER AMOUNTS.

FLZ020>022-035-036-040-012100-
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HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-MARION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JASPER...JENNINGS...WHITE SPRINGS...
LIVE OAK...LAKE CITY...WATERTOWN...TRENTON...GAINESVILLE...OCALA
422 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHERN FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING ALACHUA...COLUMBIA...GILCHRIST...HAMILTON... MARION
  AND ...SUWANNEE.

* FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES OVER ALREADY SATURATED
  GROUND.

* TRAINING OF STORMS WILL MAKE LONG DURATIONS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAINFALL POSSIBLE. ALREADY SATURATED SOILS MEANS MOST RAINFALL
  WILL NOT HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE ABSORBED INTO THE GROUND.
  EXPECT PONDING OF WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS AND AREAS PRONE TO
  FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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WALSH


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