Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
1005 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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HILLSBOROUGH FL-PINELLAS FL-
1005 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  PINELLAS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT

* AT 1000 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 3 INCHES HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN. STREET FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED IN MANY
  AREAS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  TAMPA...CLEARWATER...TEMPLE TERRACE...LUTZ...BRANDON...EAST
  LAKE-ORIENT PARK...TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...EGYPT LAKE-LETO...
  UNIVERSITY...EAST LAKE...GREATER NORTHDALE...PALM RIVER-CLAIR
  MEL...TOWN `N` COUNTRY...KEYSTONE...LAKE MAGDALENE...CITRUS PARK...
  GREATER CARROLLWOOD...RIVERVIEW...PEBBLE CREEK AND PALM HARBOR.

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 2817 8276 2816 8235 2780 8232 2780 8241
      2782 8239 2785 8241 2788 8240 2793 8248
      2792 8249 2784 8247 2782 8250 2795 8253
      2799 8262 2797 8265 2800 8263 2802 8264
      2800 8266 2804 8268 2796 8269 2796 8273

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