PINELLAS County, Florida
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Flood Advisory
FLC017-053-057-081-101-103-105-115-119-260115-
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POLK FL-PINELLAS FL-SARASOTA FL-SUMTER FL-CITRUS FL-HERNANDO FL-
PASCO FL-MANATEE FL-HILLSBOROUGH FL-
648 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
WESTERN POLK COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF LAKELAND

SUMTER COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WILDWOOD...BUSHNELL...THE VILLAGES

SOUTHEASTERN CITRUS COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF INVERNESS

HERNANDO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LUTZ...TEMPLE TERRACE...PLANT CITY...
TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...TAMPA...BRANDON...FISH HAWK

NORTHERN MANATEE COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PALMETTO...BRADENTON

PASCO COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...DADE CITY...HUDSON...NEW PORT
RICHEY...ZEPHYRHILLS...HOLIDAY

PINELLAS COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...TARPON SPRINGS...PALM HARBOR...
CLEARWATER...LARGO...PINELLAS PARK...SEMINOLE...DOWNTOWN SAINT
PETERSBURG...SAINT PETERSBURG...SAINT PETE BEACH...FORT DESOTO
PARK...DUNEDIN

NORTHWESTERN SARASOTA COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SARASOTA


* UNTIL 815 PM EST

* AT 649 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
RAINFALL RATES OF TWO INCHES PER HOUR ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE ADVISED AREA...LOCALIZED FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

KEEP CHILDREN FROM BEING SWEPT AWAY IN FLOODED DITCHES AND DRAINS.
FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR AND MAY STALL YOUR
VEHICLE. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP
VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 2808 8284 2809 8284 2806 8280 2855 8267
2897 8231 2896 8196 2781 8187 2723 8253
2754 8275 2752 8269 2762 8257 2788 8241
2793 8247 2782 8246 2800 8267 2794 8271
2788 8257 2781 8257 2757 8276

$$





Flood Watch
FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-239-242-
248-249-251-255-260-260900-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FA.A.0004.141125T1626Z-141126T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-INLAND LEVY-
INLAND CITRUS-INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-
INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUSHNELL...THE VILLAGES...CLEARWATER...
ST. PETERSBURG...LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...WAUCHULA...SEBRING...
AVON PARK...ARCADIA...CEDAR KEY...YANKEETOWN...CRYSTAL RIVER...
HOMOSASSA...HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...
TAMPA...APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...BRADENTON...
ANNA MARIA ISLAND...VENICE...SARASOTA...ENGLEWOOD...CHIEFLAND...
BRONSON...WILLISTON...INVERNESS...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL...
DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...
SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...
NORTH PORT
1126 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL HAS
ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...COASTAL CITRUS...COASTAL HERNANDO...
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH...COASTAL LEVY...COASTAL MANATEE...
COASTAL PASCO...COASTAL SARASOTA...DESOTO...HARDEE...
HIGHLANDS...INLAND CITRUS...INLAND HERNANDO...INLAND
HILLSBOROUGH...INLAND LEVY...INLAND MANATEE...INLAND PASCO...
INLAND SARASOTA...PINELLAS...POLK AND SUMTER.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY BECOME QUICKLY FLOODED WITH THE
HEAVY RAINFALL. REMEMBER...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
UPDATES.

&&

$$


High Surf Advisory
FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST. THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

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.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement
FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST. THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

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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