Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
625 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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SARASOTA FL-CHARLOTTE FL-
625 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS EXTENDED THE

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  SOUTHERN SARASOTA COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF ENGLEWOOD


* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 624 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUING OVER THE ADVISED AREA WITH
AMOUNTS ALREADY OVER FOUR INCHES IN SOME SPOTS. LOCALIZED FLOODING
IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

KEEP CHILDREN FROM BEING SWEPT AWAY IN FLOODED DITCHES AND DRAINS.
FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR AND MAY STALL YOUR
VEHICLE. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP
VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 2696 8239 2705 8225 2694 8225 2687 8233

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