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Hurricane Statement

Statement as of 11:35 PM EDT on May 27, 2018

Expires 2:15 AM EDT on May 28, 2018


This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto continues to move away from the area with little change in
strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Citrus, coastal Hernando, coastal Levy, and coastal Pasco

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch is in effect for coastal Citrus and coastal
      Levy

* storm information:
    - about 170 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL
    - 28.5n 85.8w
    - storm intensity 65 mph
    - movement northwest or 315 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto continues to move northwestward over the
northern Gulf of Mexico away from the local area. The primary concerns
at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy County
coasts, brief heavy rain, isolated tornadoes, and gusty winds in rain
bands.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at underpasses,
      low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - a few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and
      communications disruptions.

* Wind:
little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across west central
and southwest Florida.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 6 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


1135 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto continues to move away from the area with little change in
strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Citrus, coastal Hernando, coastal Levy, and coastal Pasco

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch is in effect for coastal Citrus and coastal
      Levy

* storm information:
    - about 170 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL
    - 28.5n 85.8w
    - storm intensity 65 mph
    - movement northwest or 315 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto continues to move northwestward over the
northern Gulf of Mexico away from the local area. The primary concerns
at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy County
coasts, brief heavy rain, isolated tornadoes, and gusty winds in rain
bands.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at underpasses,
      low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - a few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and
      communications disruptions.

* Wind:
little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across west central
and southwest Florida.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 6 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.



1135 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto continues to move away from the area with little change in
strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Citrus, coastal Hernando, coastal Levy, and coastal Pasco

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch is in effect for coastal Citrus and coastal
      Levy

* storm information:
    - about 170 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL
    - 28.5n 85.8w
    - storm intensity 65 mph
    - movement northwest or 315 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto continues to move northwestward over the
northern Gulf of Mexico away from the local area. The primary concerns
at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy County
coasts, brief heavy rain, isolated tornadoes, and gusty winds in rain
bands.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at underpasses,
      low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - a few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and
      communications disruptions.

* Wind:
little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across west central
and southwest Florida.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 6 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


1135 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto continues to move away from the area with little change in
strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Citrus, coastal Hernando, coastal Levy, and coastal Pasco

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch is in effect for coastal Citrus and coastal
      Levy

* storm information:
    - about 170 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL
    - 28.5n 85.8w
    - storm intensity 65 mph
    - movement northwest or 315 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto continues to move northwestward over the
northern Gulf of Mexico away from the local area. The primary concerns
at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy County
coasts, brief heavy rain, isolated tornadoes, and gusty winds in rain
bands.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at underpasses,
      low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - a few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and
      communications disruptions.

* Wind:
little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across west central
and southwest Florida.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 6 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.



606 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto turns north northwestward with little change in strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Hillsborough, coastal Manatee, and Pinellas

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for coastal Hernando and
      coastal Pasco
    - a Tropical Storm Warning and storm surge watch are in effect
      for coastal Citrus and coastal Levy

* storm information:
    - about 150 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL or about 150
      miles west-northwest of mouth of Tampa Bay FL
    - 28.0n 85.2w
    - storm intensity 50 mph
    - movement north-northwest or 345 degrees at 12 mph

Situation overview
------------------

overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto is forecast to move north northwest over the
eastern Gulf of Mexico. West central and southwest Florida will be impacted
by the eastern periphery of this storm tonight and Monday. The primary
concerns at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy
County coasts, isolated tornadoes, and tropical storm force winds, mainly
near the coast.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
limited wind impacts are expected but possible hazards for coastal areas
of Levy, Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco counties include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds. Unsecured lightweight
      objects blown about.
    - Tree limbs broken off.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Isolated power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys
      toppled, Mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned,
      large Tree Tops and branches snapped off, shallow-rooted trees
      knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats
      pulled from moorings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 12 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.



606 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto turns north northwestward with little change in strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Hillsborough, coastal Manatee, and Pinellas

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for coastal Hernando and
      coastal Pasco
    - a Tropical Storm Warning and storm surge watch are in effect
      for coastal Citrus and coastal Levy

* storm information:
    - about 150 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL or about 150
      miles west-northwest of mouth of Tampa Bay FL
    - 28.0n 85.2w
    - storm intensity 50 mph
    - movement north-northwest or 345 degrees at 12 mph

Situation overview
------------------

overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto is forecast to move north northwest over the
eastern Gulf of Mexico. West central and southwest Florida will be impacted
by the eastern periphery of this storm tonight and Monday. The primary
concerns at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy
County coasts, isolated tornadoes, and tropical storm force winds, mainly
near the coast.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
limited wind impacts are expected but possible hazards for coastal areas
of Levy, Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco counties include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds. Unsecured lightweight
      objects blown about.
    - Tree limbs broken off.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Isolated power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys
      toppled, Mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned,
      large Tree Tops and branches snapped off, shallow-rooted trees
      knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats
      pulled from moorings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 12 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


606 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto turns north northwestward with little change in strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Hillsborough, coastal Manatee, and Pinellas

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for coastal Hernando and
      coastal Pasco
    - a Tropical Storm Warning and storm surge watch are in effect
      for coastal Citrus and coastal Levy

* storm information:
    - about 150 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL or about 150
      miles west-northwest of mouth of Tampa Bay FL
    - 28.0n 85.2w
    - storm intensity 50 mph
    - movement north-northwest or 345 degrees at 12 mph

Situation overview
------------------

overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto is forecast to move north northwest over the
eastern Gulf of Mexico. West central and southwest Florida will be impacted
by the eastern periphery of this storm tonight and Monday. The primary
concerns at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy
County coasts, isolated tornadoes, and tropical storm force winds, mainly
near the coast.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
limited wind impacts are expected but possible hazards for coastal areas
of Levy, Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco counties include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds. Unsecured lightweight
      objects blown about.
    - Tree limbs broken off.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Isolated power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys
      toppled, Mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned,
      large Tree Tops and branches snapped off, shallow-rooted trees
      knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats
      pulled from moorings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 12 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.



606 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

This product covers west central and southwest Florida

**alberto turns north northwestward with little change in strength**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for coastal
      Hillsborough, coastal Manatee, and Pinellas

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for coastal Hernando and
      coastal Pasco
    - a Tropical Storm Warning and storm surge watch are in effect
      for coastal Citrus and coastal Levy

* storm information:
    - about 150 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key FL or about 150
      miles west-northwest of mouth of Tampa Bay FL
    - 28.0n 85.2w
    - storm intensity 50 mph
    - movement north-northwest or 345 degrees at 12 mph

Situation overview
------------------

overview...

Subtropical storm Alberto is forecast to move north northwest over the
eastern Gulf of Mexico. West central and southwest Florida will be impacted
by the eastern periphery of this storm tonight and Monday. The primary
concerns at this time are storm surge flooding along the Citrus and Levy
County coasts, isolated tornadoes, and tropical storm force winds, mainly
near the coast.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
limited wind impacts are expected but possible hazards for coastal areas
of Levy, Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco counties include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds. Unsecured lightweight
      objects blown about.
    - Tree limbs broken off.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Isolated power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Surge:
potential impacts from the main surge event are now unfolding along
Citrus and Levy County coastlines. Potential impacts include:
    - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across west central and southwest Florida, little to no
impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
limited impacts are expected across west central and southwest
Florida. These impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries may rise above flood stage with
      swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - A few places where rapid ponding of water occurs at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas.

* Tornadoes:
although the threat is low, protect against a tornado event having
      possible impacts across west central and southwest Florida
      which include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys
      toppled, Mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned,
      large Tree Tops and branches snapped off, shallow-rooted trees
      knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats
      pulled from moorings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* evacuations:
listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions,
including possible evacuation. If ordered to evacuate, do so immediately.

* Other preparedness information:
keep your cell phone charged and in power-saving Mode. If you lose
power, use it sparingly and mainly for personal emergencies and
check-ins.

If you are prone to flooding or in an area under a storm surge watch
or warning, be prepared for the possibility of a quick rise in water
levels.

If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, quickly move to the
safest place within your shelter. Protect your head and body.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin FL around 12 am EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


Coastal Flood Statement, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:32 AM EDT on May 27, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 29, 2018


... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am EDT Monday...

... Tides 2 feet above normal today until 8 PM EDT Monday...

* coastal flooding... tides 2 feet above normal.

* Coastal flood timing... today through Monday evening especially
during high tide cycles.

* Coastal flood impacts... above normal tidal effects causing minor
problems for coastal residents.

* High surf... large and powerful choppy breaking waves of 3 to 6
feet.

* High surf timing... today and tonight.

* High surf impacts... large breaking waves will be hazardous for
those in the surf zone along area beaches.

* Rip current timing... strong and gusty southerly winds and
large choppy wave action will create dangerous rip currents
through the Holiday weekend.

* Rip current impacts... strong rip currents will be hazardous
for those in the surf zone along area beaches.

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. For maximum safety... swim near a lifeguard.
Pay attention to flags and signs.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.







Coastal Flood Statement, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:32 AM EDT on May 27, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 29, 2018


... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am EDT Monday...

... Tides 2 feet above normal today until 8 PM EDT Monday...

* coastal flooding... tides 2 feet above normal.

* Coastal flood timing... today through Monday evening especially
during high tide cycles.

* Coastal flood impacts... above normal tidal effects causing minor
problems for coastal residents.

* High surf... large and powerful choppy breaking waves of 3 to 6
feet.

* High surf timing... today and tonight.

* High surf impacts... large breaking waves will be hazardous for
those in the surf zone along area beaches.

* Rip current timing... strong and gusty southerly winds and
large choppy wave action will create dangerous rip currents
through the Holiday weekend.

* Rip current impacts... strong rip currents will be hazardous
for those in the surf zone along area beaches.

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. For maximum safety... swim near a lifeguard.
Pay attention to flags and signs.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.







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