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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:13 PM EDT on August 29, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2015


The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
DeSoto County in south central Florida...
eastern Charlotte County in southwestern Florida...
Hardee County in central Florida...
northeastern Sarasota County in west central Florida...
Highlands County in south central Florida...
southern Polk County in central Florida...
eastern Manatee County in west central Florida...

* until 1015 PM EDT

* at 813 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Over three inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lakeland... North Port... Winter Haven... Bartow... Punta Gorda... Lake
Wales... Sebring... Avon Park... Arcadia... Wauchula... Lake Placid...
Port Charlotte... Sebring Regional Airport... Babcock ranch...
Charlotte County Airport... Myakka City... Sylvan Shores... Babcock
Webb wma... fussels corner and combee settlement.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.


Lat... Lon 2703 8152 2703 8156 2701 8156 2678 8197
      2726 8229 2765 8213 2765 8206 2782 8206
      2810 8194 2784 8133 2756 8117 2754 8121
      2749 8121 2738 8111 2738 8107 2730 8103


Rag



345 PM EDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Flood Watch in effect from Sunday morning through Monday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay area - Ruskin FL has
issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of FL and Florida... including the
following in FL... coastal ... Charlotte... coastal Hernando...
coastal Hillsborough... coastal Lee... coastal Manatee... coastal
Pasco... coastal Sarasota... inland Charlotte... inland
Hernando... inland Hillsborough... inland Lee... inland Manatee...
   inland Pasco and inland Sarasota. In Florida... DeSoto...
Hardee... Highlands... Pinellas and Polk.

* From Sunday morning through Monday evening

* deep tropical moisture over the region combined with the
tropical moisture from the remnants of Erika currently over
central Cuba will create a threat for very heavy rainfall across
west central and southwest Florida through Monday. 3 to 5 inches
of rain with locally higher amounts is possible.

* Heavy rain may create significant flooding of streets... urban
areas... and low lying flood prone areas. Additional river
flooding may develop across west central Florida... and flooding
will likely be exacerbated on rivers currently in flood.

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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