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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
417 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 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-
873-876-290830-
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-
417 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE BEST CHANCES
WILL BE FOR COASTAL AREAS NEAR THE TAMPA BAY REGION...THEN
INCREASING IN COVERAGE NORTHWARD. THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HERNANDO
COUNTY SOUTHWARD THROUGH LEE COUNTY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY...WITH RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
AND LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL LEAD TO
FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS
SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
MODERATE SURF WILL PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING ON THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS.
ALTHOUGH THIS RIVER HAS CRESTED AND HAS BEEN SLOWLY
FALLING...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS THROUGH TODAY COULD HOLD THE
WATER LEVEL OR CAUSE AN ADDITIONAL RISE. THE WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN
HAS ALSO CAUSED THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA...THE MYAKKA
RIVER AT MYAKKA STATE PARK...AND CYPRESS CREEK AT WORTHINGTON
GARDENS TO RISE ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN
SIGNIFICANT RISES ON THE ALAFIA RIVER...AND IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY
RAIN FALLS IN THE ALAFIA RIVER BASIN TODAY...THE RIVER COULD RISE
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT OR WEDNESDAY. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG
RIVERS OR FAST-FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS
AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

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

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL LIKELY PERSIST INTO THIS WEEK. RESIDENTS
LIVING ALONG RIVERS OR FAST-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.

$$

CARLISLE




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
337 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

.BREEZY WESTERLY WINDS WILL HELP FOCUS WAVE ENERGY ON SHORE
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-281545-
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0019.150728T0737Z-150729T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
337 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...HIGH RISK OF LIFE THREATENING RIP
  CURRENTS.

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.

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.

&&

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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
335 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...FLOOD WATCH FOR THE COASTAL COUNTIES FROM HERNANDO COUNTY
SOUTH TO LEE COUNTY...

.SATURATED SOILS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL
THROUGH THIS EVENING WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT OF FLOODING FOR THE COASTAL
COUNTIES FROM HERNANDO SOUTHWARD TO LEE.

FLZ050-149-151-155-160-162-165-249-251-255-260-262-265-281945-
/O.CON.KTBW.FA.A.0003.000000T0000Z-150729T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PINELLAS-COASTAL PASCO-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-
COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND PASCO-
INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-
INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. PETERSBURG...CLEARWATER...LARGO...
PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...TAMPA...APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...
BRADENTON...ANNA MARIA ISLAND...VENICE...SARASOTA...ENGLEWOOD...
PORT CHARLOTTE...PUNTA GORDA...CAPE CORAL...CAPTIVA...SANIBEL...
DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...
SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...
NORTH PORT...BABCOCK RANCH...FORT MYERS...LEHIGH ACRES
335 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF FL AND WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN FL...COASTAL CHARLOTTE...COASTAL
  HILLSBOROUGH...COASTAL LEE...COASTAL MANATEE...COASTAL PASCO...
   COASTAL SARASOTA...INLAND CHARLOTTE...INLAND HILLSBOROUGH...
  INLAND LEE...INLAND MANATEE...INLAND PASCO AND INLAND
  SARASOTA. IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...PINELLAS.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* IF POSSIBLE...CLEAR DRAINAGE SYSTEMS OF ANY DEBRIS WHICH MAY
  BECOME CLOGGED IN FLOODING RAINS.

* SATURATED SOILS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY
  RAINFALL THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT OF
  FLOODING FOR COASTAL COUNTIES FROM HERNANDO SOUTHWARD TO LEE.

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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Flood Warning

FLC057-281528-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.150727T1840Z.150801T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1028 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Manatee River At Wimauma
* Until further notice
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 11.3 feet
* Flood stage is 11 feet
* The river will continue rising to near 12.4 feet by Friday evening then begin
  falling.
* Impact...at 13 feet...The canoe rental area floods.
* 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    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Little Manatee
 Wimauma      11 11.3  Mon 09 PM  11.8   12.2   12.1   12.3   12.2


&&


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




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