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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Charlotte (FLC015) Florida Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Watch Flood Watch - Charlotte (Florida)


Updated:05/25/2018 3:04pm
Effective:05/25/2018 5:06pm
Expires:05/25/2018 11:30pm
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Coastal Charlotte; Coastal Citrus; Coastal Hernando; Coastal Hillsborough; Coastal Lee; Coastal Levy; Coastal Manatee; Coastal Pasco; Coastal Sarasota
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...flood watch in effect for all counties in west central and southwest florida from saturday afternoon through monday evening...
.newly formed subtropical storm alberto over the northwestern caribbean sea this afternoon is forecast to lift slowly north into the southeast gulf of mexico on saturday and then toward the north central gulf coast during saturday night into sunday. Abundant tropical moisture streaming north into the region on the eastern side of alberto will support widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms over all of west central and southwest florida through the upcoming holiday weekend with locally heavy rains and flooding likely.
...flood watch in effect from saturday afternoon through monday evening...
The national weather service in tampa bay area - ruskin fl has issued a
* flood watch 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 saturday afternoon through monday evening
* abundant tropical moisture streaming north into the region on the eastern side of newly formed subtropical storm alberto over the northwest caribbean will increase the potential for heavy rain across all of the west central and southwest florida on saturday and continuing through monday evening as alberto lifts slowly north northwest though the east central gulf of mexico. 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.
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Flood Watch Flood Watch - Charlotte (Florida)


Updated:05/25/2018 3:04pm
Effective:05/25/2018 5:28pm
Expires:05/26/2018 1:30am
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Inland Charlotte; Inland Citrus; Inland Hernando; Inland Hillsborough; Inland Lee; Inland Levy; Inland Manatee; Inland Pasco; Inland Sarasota
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...flood watch in effect for all counties in west central and southwest florida from saturday afternoon through monday evening...
.newly formed subtropical storm alberto over the northwestern caribbean sea this afternoon is forecast to lift slowly north into the southeast gulf of mexico on saturday and then toward the north central gulf coast during saturday night into sunday. Abundant tropical moisture streaming north into the region on the eastern side of alberto will support widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms over all of west central and southwest florida through the upcoming holiday weekend with locally heavy rains and flooding likely.
...flood watch in effect from saturday afternoon through monday evening...
The national weather service in tampa bay area - ruskin fl has issued a
* flood watch 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 saturday afternoon through monday evening
* abundant tropical moisture streaming north into the region on the eastern side of newly formed subtropical storm alberto over the northwest caribbean will increase the potential for heavy rain across all of the west central and southwest florida on saturday and continuing through monday evening as alberto lifts slowly north northwest though the east central gulf of mexico. 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.
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