Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
342 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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LEE FL-
342 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN LEE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 341 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  PORTIONS OF LEE COUNTY. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN
  ACCORDING TO DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES IN PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LEE
  COUNTY AND THE LEE ISLAND COAST.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CAPE CORAL...FORT MYERS...BONITA SPRINGS...LEHIGH ACRES...CYPRESS
  LAKE...VILLAS...PINE MANOR...MCGREGOR...BUCKINGHAM...THREE OAKS...
  EAST DUNBAR...SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AIRPORT...SAN CARLOS PARK...IONA...
  HARLEM HEIGHTS...FORT MYERS VILLAS...PAGE PARK...WHISKEY CREEK...
  ESTERO AND GATEWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 2634 8185 2637 8184 2635 8186 2638 8188
      2637 8186 2645 8186 2646 8187 2640 8187
      2644 8196 2648 8197 2649 8201 2667 8185
      2670 8157 2670 8156 2643 8156 2642 8166
      2632 8166 2632 8181

$$

RAG



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