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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
408 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR LEVY...
CITRUS...HERNANDO... PASCO...PINELLAS...AND HILLSBOROUGH
COUNTIES...

.SCATTERED RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE FLOOD WATCH AREA
COMBINED WITH EARLIER HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS SUGGESTS THE THREAT
FOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TODAY. CONDITIONS ARE SLOWLY EXPECTED
TO TRANSITION BACK TO A MORE NORMAL SUMMER PATTERN WEDNESDAY...
HOWEVER ANY ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRESENT CONTINUED
FLOODING THREAT DUE TO THE HIGHLY SATURATED SOILS.

FLZ050-139-142-148-149-151-239-242-248-249-251-050000-
/O.CON.KTBW.FA.A.0005.000000T0000Z-150805T0000Z/
/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
408 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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 THIS EVENING

* THE POTENTIAL FOR SCATTERED EXCESSIVE RAINFALL THROUGH TODAY
  WITH LOCALIZED ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION TOTALS EXCEEDING 2
  INCHES. RAINFALL IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS WIDESPREAD TODAY...
  HOWEVER ANY ADDITIONAL LOCALIZED RAINFALL WILL RENEW THE AREAL
  FLOODING THREAT.

* HIGHLY SATURATED SOILS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY
  RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE THE RISK OF WIDESPREAD 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.

&&

$$

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