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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
450 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

FLC017-053-057-101-103-119-252345-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FA.Y.0120.141125T2150Z-141125T2345Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PINELLAS FL-SUMTER FL-CITRUS FL-HERNANDO FL-PASCO FL-HILLSBOROUGH FL-
450 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SUMTER COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WILDWOOD...BUSHNELL...THE VILLAGES

  SOUTHEASTERN CITRUS COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF INVERNESS

  HERNANDO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL

  NORTHWESTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LUTZ...TEMPLE TERRACE...TAMPA
  INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...TAMPA

  PASCO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...DADE CITY...HUDSON...NEW PORT
  RICHEY...ZEPHYRHILLS...HOLIDAY

  PINELLAS COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...TARPON SPRINGS...PALM HARBOR...
  CLEARWATER...LARGO...PINELLAS PARK...SEMINOLE...DOWNTOWN SAINT
  PETERSBURG...SAINT PETERSBURG...SAINT PETE BEACH...DUNEDIN


* UNTIL 645 PM EST

* AT 449 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
RAINFALL RATES OF TWO INCHES PER HOUR ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE ADVISED AREA...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 2822 8285 2817 8283 2854 8267 2897 8226
      2896 8196 2831 8196 2832 8205 2817 8210
      2817 8209 2782 8253 2795 8255 2796 8266
      2801 8264 2800 8267 2794 8271 2781 8257
      2765 8274 2786 8286 2813 8279 2821 8286

$$









High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE GULF WATER LATER
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE
FORCE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE INCREASING
ONSHORE WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST.  THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA







Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE GULF WATER LATER
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE
FORCE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE INCREASING
ONSHORE WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST.  THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA







Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1126 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE STREAMING INTO WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA COMBINED WITH AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVING EAST ACROSS
THE NORTHERN GULF AND A SURFACE LOW FORECAST TO DEVELOP ALONG A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL BRING
WIDESPREAD AREAS OF RAIN WITH EMBEDDED STORMS TO THE REGION THE
REMAINDER OF TODAY THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY AS THESE FEATURES
AFFECT THE REGION. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN ACROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING AND ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCH
AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 5 TO 6 INCHES
POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE HEAVY RAINS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. RESIDENTS LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE
AREAS OR ALONG RIVERS OR FASTER FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD MONITOR
WATER LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING IS
OBSERVED.


FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-239-242-
248-249-251-255-260-260900-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FA.A.0004.141125T1626Z-141126T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-INLAND LEVY-
INLAND CITRUS-INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-
INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUSHNELL...THE VILLAGES...CLEARWATER...
ST. PETERSBURG...LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...WAUCHULA...SEBRING...
AVON PARK...ARCADIA...CEDAR KEY...YANKEETOWN...CRYSTAL RIVER...
HOMOSASSA...HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...
TAMPA...APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...BRADENTON...
ANNA MARIA ISLAND...VENICE...SARASOTA...ENGLEWOOD...CHIEFLAND...
BRONSON...WILLISTON...INVERNESS...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL...
DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...
SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...
NORTH PORT
1126 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

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

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...COASTAL CITRUS...COASTAL HERNANDO...
  COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH...COASTAL LEVY...COASTAL MANATEE...
  COASTAL PASCO...COASTAL SARASOTA...DESOTO...HARDEE...
  HIGHLANDS...INLAND CITRUS...INLAND HERNANDO...INLAND
  HILLSBOROUGH...INLAND LEVY...INLAND MANATEE...INLAND PASCO...
  INLAND SARASOTA...PINELLAS...POLK AND SUMTER.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH
  LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY BECOME QUICKLY FLOODED WITH THE
  HEAVY RAINFALL. REMEMBER...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
  THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
UPDATES.

&&

$$






Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1008 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER
AT WIMAUMA...THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD...AND THE ANCLOTE
RIVER AT ELFERS...

.HEAVY RAIN HAS BEGUN TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA AND IS EXPECTED TO
EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...DUMPING WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1-4 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-260408-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0017.141126T0600Z-141130T1200Z/
/WIMF1.2.ER.141126T0600Z.141127T0000Z.141130T0600Z.NO/
1008 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA
* FROM LATE TONIGHT UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT 9 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS...5.6 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 15.3 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING.
THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...FLOODING OF SEVERAL HOUSES BEGINS NEAR 32ND
AND 33RD STREETS IN RUSKIN.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...THE CANOE RENTAL AREA FLOODS.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ITS BANKS.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 15.3
FEET ON JUL 2 1946.

&&

             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN

LITTLE MANATEE
 WIMAUMA      11   5.6  TUE 09 AM  13.9   15.3   14.7   12.8   10.4


&&


LAT...LON 2763 8231 2764 8243 2770 8243 2770 8231




$$





Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
450 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

FLC017-053-057-101-103-119-252345-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FA.Y.0120.141125T2150Z-141125T2345Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PINELLAS FL-SUMTER FL-CITRUS FL-HERNANDO FL-PASCO FL-HILLSBOROUGH FL-
450 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SUMTER COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WILDWOOD...BUSHNELL...THE VILLAGES

  SOUTHEASTERN CITRUS COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF INVERNESS

  HERNANDO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL

  NORTHWESTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LUTZ...TEMPLE TERRACE...TAMPA
  INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...TAMPA

  PASCO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...DADE CITY...HUDSON...NEW PORT
  RICHEY...ZEPHYRHILLS...HOLIDAY

  PINELLAS COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...TARPON SPRINGS...PALM HARBOR...
  CLEARWATER...LARGO...PINELLAS PARK...SEMINOLE...DOWNTOWN SAINT
  PETERSBURG...SAINT PETERSBURG...SAINT PETE BEACH...DUNEDIN


* UNTIL 645 PM EST

* AT 449 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
RAINFALL RATES OF TWO INCHES PER HOUR ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE ADVISED AREA...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 2822 8285 2817 8283 2854 8267 2897 8226
      2896 8196 2831 8196 2832 8205 2817 8210
      2817 8209 2782 8253 2795 8255 2796 8266
      2801 8264 2800 8267 2794 8271 2781 8257
      2765 8274 2786 8286 2813 8279 2821 8286

$$









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