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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
417 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-290830-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
417 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE BEST CHANCES
WILL BE FOR COASTAL AREAS NEAR THE TAMPA BAY REGION...THEN
INCREASING IN COVERAGE NORTHWARD. THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HERNANDO
COUNTY SOUTHWARD THROUGH LEE COUNTY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY...WITH RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
AND LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL LEAD TO
FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS
SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
MODERATE SURF WILL PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING ON THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS.
ALTHOUGH THIS RIVER HAS CRESTED AND HAS BEEN SLOWLY
FALLING...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS THROUGH TODAY COULD HOLD THE
WATER LEVEL OR CAUSE AN ADDITIONAL RISE. THE WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN
HAS ALSO CAUSED THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA...THE MYAKKA
RIVER AT MYAKKA STATE PARK...AND CYPRESS CREEK AT WORTHINGTON
GARDENS TO RISE ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN
SIGNIFICANT RISES ON THE ALAFIA RIVER...AND IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY
RAIN FALLS IN THE ALAFIA RIVER BASIN TODAY...THE RIVER COULD RISE
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT OR WEDNESDAY. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG
RIVERS OR FAST-FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS
AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL LIKELY PERSIST INTO THIS WEEK. RESIDENTS
LIVING ALONG RIVERS OR FAST-FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF
WATER LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING
BE OBSERVED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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CARLISLE


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