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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:12 AM EDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Florida, northern Florida, south central
Florida, southwest Florida, and west central Florida,
including the following areas, in central Florida, Hardee,
Polk, and Sumter. In northern Florida, coastal Levy and inland
Levy. In south central Florida, DeSoto and Highlands. In
southwest Florida, coastal Charlotte, coastal Lee, inland
Charlotte, and inland Lee. In west central Florida, coastal
Citrus, coastal Hernando, coastal Hillsborough, coastal
Manatee, coastal Pasco, coastal Sarasota, inland Citrus,
inland Hernando, inland Hillsborough, inland Manatee, inland
Pasco, inland Sarasota, and Pinellas.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Monday evening

* abundant tropical moisture streaming over the area on the east
side of subtropical storm Alberto is expected to produce heavy
rain today through Monday. Widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to
5 inches with locally higher amounts will be possible over the
watch area through the period.

* The heavy rainfall will have the potential to cause flooding
of low-lying and poor drainage areas. Flooding will also
affect roadways, rivers, creeks, and smaller streams. Remember
to not drive across flooded roadways. Turn around. Don't
drown. Residents living in flood prone areas as well as along
rivers and faster flowing streams should keep alert to any
rapid rises in water levels and be ready to move to higher
ground if flooding is observed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:12 AM EDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Florida, northern Florida, south central
Florida, southwest Florida, and west central Florida,
including the following areas, in central Florida, Hardee,
Polk, and Sumter. In northern Florida, coastal Levy and inland
Levy. In south central Florida, DeSoto and Highlands. In
southwest Florida, coastal Charlotte, coastal Lee, inland
Charlotte, and inland Lee. In west central Florida, coastal
Citrus, coastal Hernando, coastal Hillsborough, coastal
Manatee, coastal Pasco, coastal Sarasota, inland Citrus,
inland Hernando, inland Hillsborough, inland Manatee, inland
Pasco, inland Sarasota, and Pinellas.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Monday evening

* abundant tropical moisture streaming over the area on the east
side of subtropical storm Alberto is expected to produce heavy
rain today through Monday. Widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to
5 inches with locally higher amounts will be possible over the
watch area through the period.

* The heavy rainfall will have the potential to cause flooding
of low-lying and poor drainage areas. Flooding will also
affect roadways, rivers, creeks, and smaller streams. Remember
to not drive across flooded roadways. Turn around. Don't
drown. Residents living in flood prone areas as well as along
rivers and faster flowing streams should keep alert to any
rapid rises in water levels and be ready to move to higher
ground if flooding is observed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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