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Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:48 PM EDT on August 02, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on August 03, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon...

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 Monday afternoon

* the potential for excessive rainfall through Monday with
localized accumulation totals exceeding 6 inches.

* Saturated soils and the potential for additional heavy
rainfall through Monday will increase the risk of 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.





354 PM EDT sun Aug 2 2015

... High rip current risk now in effect through Monday afternoon...

* rip current timing... through Monday afternoon.

* Rip current impacts... marine conditions support stronger or
more frequent rip currents. If caught in a rip current... do
not fight it by trying to swim back to shore. Try to get the
attention of lifeguards by calling out or waving your hands.
If you are able or if no help is available... swim parallel to
the beach until the current weakens... and then swim toward
shore.

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 4:30 AM EDT on August 02, 2015



... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Tampa...

a record rainfall of 3.89 inches was set at Tampa yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 2.6 set in 1973.



Local Storm Report



08/02/2015 1033 am

Pie St pete clrwtr, Pinellas County.

Marine tstm wind m45 mph, reported by ASOS.


            39 knot wind gust at pie





08/02/2015 1033 am

Pie St pete clrwtr, Pinellas County.

Marine tstm wind m45 mph, reported by ASOS.


            39 knot wind gust at pie



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Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Montana - Record Report
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement
Ohio - Special Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Wyoming - Public Information Statement
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Small Craft Advisory