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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
446 AM EDT THU JUL 30 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-
873-876-310900-
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-
446 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES AS THEY MOVE TO THE EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR
HERNANDO...PASCO...HILLSBOROUGH...AND PINELLAS COUNTIES.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY. THE HEAVY RAIN
WILL LEAD TO FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS
WELL AS THE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD
EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION IF ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAIN TODAY.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS...CYPRESS CREEK AT WORTHINGTON
GARDENS...AND THE MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK REMAIN
IN MINOR FLOOD. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS COULD
BRING THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS BACK INTO MODERATE FLOOD.
THE OTHERS ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN IN MINOR FLOOD. THE AMOUNT OF
RAINFALL FALLING INTO FLOODED RIVER BASINS WILL NEED TO BE
MONITORED CLOSELY OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS AS SATURATED
GROUND IS MAKING FOR RAPID RUNOFF AND FAST RISES IN RIVER LEVELS.
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...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES. REMEMBER IF
LIGHTNING IS OBSERVED OR THUNDER IS HEARD MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL LIKELY PERSIST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AT A
FEW AREA RIVERS. 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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

MCMICHAEL




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