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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
526 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

FLC075-030315-
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LEVY FL-
526 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  LEVY COUNTY IN NORTHERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 522 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED BANDS OF HEAVY RAIN THAT
  ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE FLOODING MOVING ASHORE INTO LEVY COUNTY FROM
  THE GULF OF MEXICO. THESE BANDS OF RAIN ARE MOVING OVER ALREADY
  VERY SATURATED SOIL CONDITION...AND SEVERAL ADDITIONAL INCHES OF
  RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. THIS ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL WILL LIKELY LEAD TO AREAL FLOODING ACROSS MUCH OF LEVY
  COUNTY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WILLISTON...CHIEFLAND...BRONSON...FOWLERS BLUFF...WILLISTON
  HIGHLANDS...MANATTEE ROAD...WILLISTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...
  ANDREWS...EAST BRONSON...INGLIS...FANNING SPRINGS...OTTER CREEK...
  LEBANON AND MANATEE SPRINGS STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2954 8256 2948 8255 2948 8241 2926 8240
      2921 8253 2910 8253 2903 8271 2902 8275
      2907 8277 2908 8281 2911 8279 2917 8281
      2918 8296 2919 8296 2917 8305 2914 8305
      2925 8307 2929 8317 2935 8306 2959 8294

$$

FLC057-030900-
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/ZPHF1.1.ER.150804T0400Z.150805T1200Z.150807T0000Z.NO/
400 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The National Weather Service in Tampa Fl has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Hillsborough River Near Zephyrhills.
* From late Monday night until late Thursday night.
* At 3 PM Sunday the stage was...7.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by early Tuesday
  morning and continue to rise to near 10.6 feet by Wednesday morning.the
  river is expected to fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Hillsborough River State Park is closed. Lowland
  flooding occurs at the mobile home park near Branchton on State Road 579.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...Some State Park operations are suspended.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous
  crest of 10.6 feet on Sep 7 1953.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Hillsborough
 Zephyrhills  10   7.3  Sun 03 PM   8.9   10.3   10.6   10.3    9.6


&&


LAT...LON 2812 8215 2812 8224 2806 8228 2811 8230
 2817 8225 2817 8215



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
347 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Steinhatchee River near Steinhatchee (US 19) affecting Dixie and
  Taylor Counties


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.

For graphical hydrologic information, please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.

&&

FLC029-123-031947-
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/STEF1.2.ER.150802T0204Z.150803T1755Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
347 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Steinhatchee River near Steinhatchee (US 19).
* Until further notice.
* At  2:45 PM Sunday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.2 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 16.4 feet by
  midday tomorrow.
* Impact: At 15.7 feet: Water has flooded all of River Road NE and
  Ancient Oaks private roads up to 3 feet deep in some areas. All
  houses and mobile homes now have water flowing underneath. Water is
  also flooding property and is under some houses on Cooey Island
  near Palm Street NE.

&&

LAT...LON 2982 8335 2973 8337 2968 8343 2964 8340 2967 8333 2982 8328


$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
947 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

FLC029-067-123-030145-
/O.NEW.KTAE.FA.W.0003.150802T1347Z-150803T0145Z/
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DIXIE FL-TAYLOR FL-LAFAYETTE FL-
947 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  DIXIE COUNTY IN THE BIG BEND OF FLORIDA...
  SOUTHEASTERN TAYLOR COUNTY IN THE BIG BEND OF FLORIDA...
  SOUTHWESTERN LAFAYETTE COUNTY IN THE BIG BEND OF FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 945 PM EDT SUNDAY

* AT 938 AM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THAT FLOODING
  CONTINUES ACROSS MUCH OF DIXIE AND SOUTHERN TAYLOR COUNTIES. MANY
  ROADS ARE FLOODED AND THE FLOOD WATERS HAVE REACHED SEVERAL HOMES.
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 12 INCHES HAVE ALREADY OCCURRED
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF DIXIE AND TAYLOR COUNTIES WITH THE HIGHEST
  TOTALS ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF DIXIE COUNTY. AN ADDITIONAL
  4 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL TODAY. RAPID WATER RISES
  ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...STANDING WATER WILL GET
  DEEPER THROUGH THE DAY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CROSS CITY...STEINHATCHEE...SUWANNEE...HORSESHOE BEACH...OLD
  TOWN...HOWELL PLACE...YELLOW JACKET...JENA...TENNILLE...CROSS CITY
  AIRPORT...SHAMROCK...CLARA...FISH CREEK...SHIRED ISLAND...
  JONESBORO...COOKS HAMMOCK...EUGENE...HINES AND FANNING SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN
REPORTED. 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 2932 8315 2936 8321 2942 8322 2943 8322
      2943 8328 2948 8332 2950 8338 2967 8341
      2976 8359 2980 8357 2996 8325 2970 8295
      2958 8295 2959 8294 2947 8298 2935 8306
      2929 8317

$$

18-WOOL

FLC057-031340-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150806T1600Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.150801T0115Z.150802T0245Z.150806T1000Z.NO/
940 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday afternoon...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The Little Manatee River At Wimauma
* Until Thursday afternoon
* At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 12.7 feet
* Flood stage is 11 feet
* The river will continue rising to near 13 feet by early Tuesday morning. The
  river is expected to fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact...at 13 feet...The canoe rental area floods.
* Impact...at 11 feet...The river overflows its banks.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.3 feet on Sep 26
  2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Little Manatee
 Wimauma      11  12.7  Sun 09 AM  12.7   12.9   12.1   10.9    9.4


&&


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




$$

FLC101-031340-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0006.150803T0130Z-150806T0742Z/
/ELFF1.1.ER.150803T0130Z.150804T0600Z.150806T0142Z.NO/
940 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Anclote River At Elfers
* From tonight through late Wednesday night
* At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 19.3 feet
* Flood stage is 20 feet
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to
  rise to near 21.8 feet by early Tuesday morning.the river is expected to fall
  below flood stage by Wednesday before midnight.
* Impact...at 22 feet...There is water over the roadway along the Elfers
  Parkway.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.6 feet on Mar 14
  2010.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Anclote River
 Elfers       20  19.3  Sun 09 AM  20.7   21.6   21.0   18.8   16.8


&&


LAT...LON 2820 8263 2819 8271 2817 8271 2817 8275
 2823 8272 2824 8263



$$

FLC101-031340-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150804T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
940 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice
* At 8 PM Saturday the stage was 9.1 feet
* Flood stage is 8 feet
* The river will continue rising to near 9.3 feet by early Tuesday morning then
  begin falling.
* Impact...at 8 feet...Flooding begins at the recreation area on State Road
  54.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.8 feet on Sep 30
  2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8   9.1  Sat 08 PM   9.1    9.2    9.0    8.8    8.5


&&


LAT...LON 2819 8234 2814 8234 2814 8240 2819 8240




$$

FLC115-031340-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MKCF1.1.ER.150727T1300Z.150801T0115Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
940 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice
* At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 7.7 feet
* Flood stage is 7 feet
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Most of Myakka State Park is closed.
* Impact...at 8 feet...The main road at Myakka State Park floods.
* Impact...at 7 feet...Trails, picnic areas, and parking lots at Myakka State
  Park flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.2 feet on Sep 9
  2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7   7.7  Sun 09 AM   7.6    7.6    7.5    7.5    7.3


&&


LAT...LON 2726 8226 2715 8234 2715 8238 2731 8226




$$


Flash Flood Watch


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
233 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN
FLORIDA BIG BEND...

FLZ028-029-034-128-134-031200-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
INLAND TAYLOR-LAFAYETTE-INLAND DIXIE-COASTAL TAYLOR-COASTAL DIXIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PERRY...MIDWAY...MAYO...CROSS CITY
233 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF FL AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  IN FL...COASTAL ...DIXIE AND COASTAL TAYLOR. IN NORTHWEST
  FLORIDA...INLAND DIXIE...INLAND TAYLOR AND LAFAYETTE.

* THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING IN PORTIONS OF TAYLOR
  AND DIXIE COUNTIES...WHERE RAINFALL TOTALS SINCE FRIDAY ARE
  ESTIMATED TO BE AROUND 15 INCHES ON EITHER SIDE OF THE
  STEINHATCHEE RIVER. ADDITIONAL TOTALS THROUGH TONIGHT OF 2 TO 3
  INCHES ARE LIKELY IN DIXIE COUNTY WITH ISOLATED 6 INCH AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE. TOTALS WILL BE LOWER NORTH OF DIXIE. FLASH FLOODING
  WILL REMAIN A THREAT THROUGH THE NIGHT AS LONG AS AN AREA OF LOW
  PRESSURE SPINS NEAR THE TAYLOR COUNTY COAST.

* EVEN WHERE FLASH FLOODING DOES NOT OCCUR...THERE WILL BE AREAS
  OF STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND THE
  DEPTH OF THIS WATER COULD STILL RISE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. AVOID DRIVING THROUGH
FLOODED ROADS. AS A PRECAUTION...PARK VEHICLES ON HIGHER GROUND.

&&

$$

18-WOOL


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
409 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY FROM
KEATON BEACH TO THE SUWANNEE RIVER ENTRANCE OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL
MILES AND FROM APALACHICOLA TO THE SUWANNEE RIVER ENTRANCE
BETWEEN 20 AND 60 NAUTICAL MILES FROM SHORE...

GMZ765-775-030900-
/O.CON.KTAE.SC.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-150803T0900Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
409 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 8 FOOT SEAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
408 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...A STRONG SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE CENTRAL
AND NORTHERN GULF WATERS INCLUDING TAMPA BAY TONIGHT...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH AND A TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE TO THE NORTH WILL SUPPORT 20 TO 25 KNOT WINDS AND
CHOPPY SEAS OVER THE COASTAL GULF WATERS AND TAMPA BAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING. IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

GMZ830-030800-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150803T0800Z/
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
408 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 FEET AND CHOPPY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
408 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...A STRONG SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE CENTRAL
AND NORTHERN GULF WATERS INCLUDING TAMPA BAY TONIGHT...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH AND A TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE TO THE NORTH WILL SUPPORT 20 TO 25 KNOT WINDS AND
CHOPPY SEAS OVER THE COASTAL GULF WATERS AND TAMPA BAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING. IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

GMZ850-853-870-873-030800-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150803T0800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS 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-
408 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
326 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

AMZ470-472-474-031000-
/O.EXT.KJAX.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-150803T2000Z/
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
326 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT. SOUTHWEST 20 KNOTS MONDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. 5 TO 7 FEET MONDAY...WITH OCCASIONAL
  SEAS TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
354 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES FROM PINELLAS
COUNTY SOUTHWARD TO LEE COUNTY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

...AN ENHANCED ONSHORE WIND FLOW WILL RESULT IN TIDES OF 1 TO 2
FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL VALUES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...

.ELEVATED SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AND RESULTING SURF WILL COMBINE TO
CREATE A HIGH RISK FOR STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW WILL ALSO CREATE ABOVE NORMAL TIDES WITH SOME MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING POSSIBLE AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY
MORNING.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-031300-
/O.EXT.KTBW.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-150803T2000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
354 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...MARINE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
  MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO
  NOT FIGHT IT BY TRYING TO SWIM BACK TO SHORE. TRY TO GET THE
  ATTENTION OF LIFEGUARDS BY CALLING OUT OR WAVING YOUR HANDS.
  IF YOU ARE ABLE OR IF NO HELP IS AVAILABLE...SWIM PARALLEL TO
  THE BEACH UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...AND THEN SWIM TOWARD
  SHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
348 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR COASTAL COUNTIES FROM LEVY
COUNTY SOUTHWARD TO PINELLAS AND HILLSBOROUGH COUNTIES...

.ABUNDANT TROPICAL MOISTURE COMBINED WITH A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL SUPPORT WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH MONDAY.
AREAS OF PERSISTENT AND EXCESSIVE RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED.
SATURATED SOILS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
INCREASE THE RISK OF AREAL AND STREET FLOODING THROUGH MONDAY.

FLZ050-139-142-148-149-151-239-242-248-249-251-032000-
/O.CON.KTBW.FA.A.0005.000000T0000Z-150803T2000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PINELLAS-COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-
COASTAL PASCO-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. PETERSBURG...CLEARWATER...LARGO...
CEDAR KEY...YANKEETOWN...CRYSTAL RIVER...HOMOSASSA...
HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...TAMPA...
APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...CHIEFLAND...BRONSON...WILLISTON...
INVERNESS...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL...DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...
BRANDON...PLANT CITY...SUN CITY CENTER
348 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF FL AND WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING IN FL...COASTAL ...CITRUS...COASTAL HERNANDO...
  COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH...COASTAL LEVY...COASTAL PASCO...INLAND
  CITRUS...INLAND HERNANDO...INLAND HILLSBOROUGH...INLAND LEVY
  AND INLAND PASCO. IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...PINELLAS.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* THE POTENTIAL FOR EXCESSIVE RAINFALL THROUGH MONDAY WITH
  LOCALIZED ACCUMULATION TOTALS EXCEEDING 6 INCHES.

* SATURATED SOILS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY
  RAINFALL THROUGH MONDAY WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF AREAL AND
  STREET FLOODING. IF POSSIBLE...CLEAR DRAINAGE SYSTEMS OF ANY
  DEBRIS WHICH MAY BECOME CLOGGED IN FLOODING RAINS.

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.

&&

$$


Coastal Flood Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
354 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES FROM PINELLAS
COUNTY SOUTHWARD TO LEE COUNTY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

...AN ENHANCED ONSHORE WIND FLOW WILL RESULT IN TIDES OF 1 TO 2
FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL VALUES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...

.ELEVATED SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AND RESULTING SURF WILL COMBINE TO
CREATE A HIGH RISK FOR STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW WILL ALSO CREATE ABOVE NORMAL TIDES WITH SOME MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING POSSIBLE AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY
MORNING.

FLZ139-142-148-149-031200-
/O.CON.KTBW.CF.S.0001.000000T0000Z-150803T1200Z/
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
354 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING LIKELY AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A MODERATE ONSHORE WIND FLOW WILL CAUSE TIDES
  TO RUN 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL VALUES THROUGH EARLY
  MONDAY WHICH MAY CAUSE SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AT TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE.

* COASTAL FLOOD TIMING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING COULD OCCUR EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING A COUPLE OF HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING MAY OCCUR EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING. RESIDENTS IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD TAKE
  NECESSARY ACTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
759 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
031000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
759 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ATLANTIC WATERS...
...GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY ROUGH SEAS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
ATLANTIC WATERS TONIGHT. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE CLOUD TO SURFACE
LIGHTNING, GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

WIND: THE STRONGEST STORMS OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL PRODUCE WIND
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING, ESPECIALLY OVER THE INTERIOR. THE PRIMARY IMPACT FROM
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING,
GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALIZED FLOODING.

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES EACH DAY WILL REACH THE 100 TO 105
RANGE DURING THE MIDDAY TO EARLY AFTERNOON TIME FRAME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$

MOLLEDA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
336 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-031945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-INLAND NASSAU-INLAND DUVAL-UNION-
BRADFORD-CLAY-ST. JOHNS-GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-
COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-
WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-COASTAL GLYNN-
ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
336 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR OUTER WATERS THROUGH 4 PM
MONDAY...

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR OUTER WATERS.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS.

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

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS CONTINUE OVER OUTER WATERS MONDAY.

MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS MONDAY.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE
EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
528 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-030930-
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-
528 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

...FLOOD IMPACT...
SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ALONG COASTAL COUNTIES FROM
LEVY THROUGH HILLSBOROUGH THROUGH THE TOMORROW WHERE WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF SEVERAL INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NATURE COAST. THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN
WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
A FLOOD WATCH IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FROM LEVY COUNTY THROUGH
PINELLAS AND HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. RESIDENTS LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE
AREAS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO ANY RAPID RISES IN WATER LEVELS AND
BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

...COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR COASTAL FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP. TIDES TODAY WILL RUN ABOVE FORECAST VALUES INCREASING THE
RISK OF COASTAL FLOODING FOR THE NATURE COAST... ESPECIALLY CEDAR
KEY. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR
WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
HIGH SURF WITH WAVE ENERGY FOCUSED ON SHORE WILL PRODUCE RIP
CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
ON SHORE WIND SPEEDS OF OVER 20 KNOTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEAR SHORE WATERS FROM TARPON
SPRINGS TO THE SUWANNEE RIVER.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG A FEW AREA RIVERS. PLEASE VIEW
THE LATEST RIVER WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG RIVERS AND 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...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEK. THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
THROUGH TOMORROW... ABUNDANT TROPICAL MOISTURE OVER THE REGION WILL
SUPPORT HEAVY RAINFALL FROM TAMPA BAY NORTHWARD WHERE WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF SEVERAL INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR LOCALIZED
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. RESIDENTS LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE
AREAS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO ANY RAPID RISES IN WATER LEVELS AND
BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

...COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
FOR TOMORROW MORNING... CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR COASTAL
FLOODING ACROSS THE NATURE COAST. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
THROUGH TOMORROW... HIGH SURF WITH WAVE ENERGY FOCUSED ON SHORE WILL
MAY PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.


...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AREA RIVERS FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. 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...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

BARRON

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