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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
443 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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873-876-310845-
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-
443 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.
THE MAIN THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE HEAVY RAINFALL AND
FLOODING...ALTHOUGH GUSTY WINDS AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
DEEP MOISTURE IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION WILL LEAD TO LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL THIS AFTERNOON. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL PRODUCE
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING ON THE MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER
STATE PARK AND THE HORSE CREEK AT ARCADIA...AND MINOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING ON SEVERAL OTHER RIVERS ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MAY AGGRAVATE FLOODING. RESIDENTS
LIVING ALONG RIVERS OR FASTER FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE
OF WATER LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD
FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY...
ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. ANY
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DO DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE
FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK...WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED.
AREAL FLOODING WILL BE A CONCERN...ESPECIALLY AS LOCALIZED AREAS
SEE MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL PERSIST ALONG MANY RIVERS ACROSS WEST CENTRAL
FLORIDA THROUGH NEXT WEEK. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG RIVERS OR
FASTER FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS AND BE
READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
345 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY...

.DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE OVER THE AREA COMBINED WITH TROPICAL
MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF ERIKA CURRENTLY OVER CENTRAL CUBA
WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS WEST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SUNDAY AND MONDAY. 3 TO 5 INCHES OF
RAIN WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IS POSSIBLE.

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PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL HERNANDO-
COASTAL PASCO-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-
COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND HERNANDO-
INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-
INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. PETERSBURG...CLEARWATER...LARGO...
LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...WAUCHULA...BOWLING GREEN...
ZOLFO SPRINGS...SEBRING...AVON PARK...PLACID LAKES...ARCADIA...
HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...TAMPA...
APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...BRADENTON...ANNA MARIA ISLAND...
VENICE...SARASOTA...ENGLEWOOD...PORT CHARLOTTE...PUNTA GORDA...
CAPE CORAL...CAPTIVA...SANIBEL...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL...
DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...
SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...
NORTH PORT...BABCOCK RANCH...FORT MYERS...LEHIGH ACRES
345 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL HAS
ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF FL AND FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING IN FL...COASTAL ...CHARLOTTE...COASTAL HERNANDO...
  COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH...COASTAL LEE...COASTAL MANATEE...COASTAL
  PASCO...COASTAL SARASOTA...INLAND CHARLOTTE...INLAND
  HERNANDO...INLAND HILLSBOROUGH...INLAND LEE...INLAND MANATEE...
   INLAND PASCO AND INLAND SARASOTA. IN FLORIDA...DESOTO...
  HARDEE...HIGHLANDS...PINELLAS AND POLK.

* FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE OVER THE REGION COMBINED WITH THE
  TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF ERIKA CURRENTLY OVER
  CENTRAL CUBA WILL CREATE A THREAT FOR VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS
  WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH MONDAY. 3 TO 5 INCHES
  OF RAIN WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IS POSSIBLE.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY CREATE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF STREETS...URBAN
  AREAS...AND LOW LYING FLOOD PRONE AREAS. ADDITIONAL RIVER
  FLOODING MAY DEVELOP ACROSS WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...AND FLOODING
  WILL LIKELY BE EXACERBATED ON RIVERS CURRENTLY IN FLOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT
24 TO 36 HOURS. RESIDENTS LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD TAKE
ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

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