Tropical Storm Fay: North Florida Local Statement

TROPICAL STORM FAY LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...FAY DRIFTING ALONG THE EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA COAST...

.AT 500 PM EDT THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 28.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 80.5 WEST OR ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH-
NORTHEAST OF CAPE CANAVERAL FLORIDA.

FAY IS DRIFTING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 2 MPH. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS
EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH A GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST AND WEST-
NORTHWEST ON THURSDAY. ON THIS TRACK...FAY IS FORECAST TO MOVE
VERY SLOWLY ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA ON THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. NO
SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS ANTICIPATED BEFORE FAY MOVES
OVER LAND.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...
220 KM PRIMARILY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

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BAKER-UNION-BRADFORD-ALACHUA-MARION-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH IS CANCELLED...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT
SLOWLY WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA. POTENTIAL FLOODING FROM
HEAVY RAINFALL REMAINS THE PRIMARY CONCERN.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
IN NORTH FLORIDA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

FLOOD WATCH.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH MAY CAUSE
FLOODING. PLEASE HEED THE ADVISE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...
THE PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS IS LESS THAN 20
PERCENT.

...WINDS...
30 TO 35 MPH WINDS WITH HIGHER GUSTS TO 45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE RAIN BANDS OF FAY. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD POTENTIALLY REACH 6 TO 12
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. IF YOU EXPERIENCED FLOODING
DURING THE HEAVY RAINFALL EVENTS OF LATE SEPTEMBER AND EARLY
OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR YOU MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING ONCE AGAIN. THOSE
IN NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS FOR FLOODING
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH POOR DRAINAGE. KNOWN INTERSECTIONS WITH VERY POOR
DRAINAGE MAY HAVE WATER LEVELS UP TO 3 FEET. OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS WILL HAVE WATER RISES OF 1 FOOT. IF APPROACHING A FLOODED
ROADWAY...TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN.

...TORNADOES...

ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 1130 PM.

$$

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COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY MAINTAINS THE SYSTEM ALONG THE COAST
THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT SLOWLY
WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
COAST.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
COASTAL PORTIONS OF GLYNN AND CAMDEN COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.
TROPICAL STORM WARNING.
FLOOD WATCH.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
TROPICAL STORM FORCE...OR FREQUENT GUSTS AT OR ABOVE TROPICAL
STORM FORCE...ARE CERTAIN WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
BASED ON CURRENT TRACK AND INTENSITY FORECASTS...ONSHORE WINDS
COULD RESULT IN TOTAL STORM TIDES OF 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
TIDE LEVELS THROUGH THURSDAY. SUBSTANTIAL BEACH EROSION IS
LIKELY... ESPECIALLY AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDES.

...WINDS...
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...
THE PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS IS 40 TO 50 PERCENT.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...GENERAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY MUCH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE SHOULD
PERSISTENT RAINBANDS SET UP OVER THE AREA.

THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH POOR DRAINAGE.

...TORNADOES...
ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 1130 PM.

$$

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NASSAU-DUVAL-ST JOHNS-FLAGLER-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY MAINTAINS THE SYSTEM ALONG
THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT
SLOWLY WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY. POTENTIAL FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL REMAINS THE PRIMARY CONCERN.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
NASSAU...DUVAL...ST JOHNS AND FLAGLER COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST
FLORIDA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING.
FLOOD WATCH.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
TROPICAL STORM FORCE...OR FREQUENT GUSTS AT OR ABOVE TROPICAL
STORM FORCE...ARE CERTAIN WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.
PLEASE HEED THE ADVISE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
BASED ON THE CURRENT TRACK AND INTENSITY FORECASTS...ONSHORE
WINDS COULD RESULT IN TOTAL STORM TIDES OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE
NORMAL TIDE LEVELS. SUBSTANTIAL BEACH EROSION IS LIKELY...
ESPECIALLY AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDES.

...WINDS...
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 35 TO 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS LIKELY ALONG THE
IMMEDIATE COAST.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...

THERE IS A 30 TO 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF WINDS 34 KT /39 MPH/ OR
GREATER. THERE IS LESS THAN A 5 PERCENT CHANCE OF WINDS 64 KT /74
MPH/ OR GREATER.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD POTENTIALLY REACH 6 TO 12
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. IF YOU EXPERIENCED FLOODING
DURING THE HEAVY RAINFALL EVENTS OF LATE SEPTEMBER AND EARLY
OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR YOU MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING ONCE AGAIN. THOSE
IN NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS SUCH AS MONCRIEF CREEK...MCCOYS
CREEK AND HOGANS CREEK SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS FOR FLOODING AS
SOON AS POSSIBLE.

THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH POOR DRAINAGE. KNOWN INTERSECTIONS WITH VERY POOR
DRAINAGE MAY HAVE WATER LEVELS UP TO 3 FEET. OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS WILL HAVE WATER RISES OF 1 FOOT. IF APPROACHING A FLOODED
ROADWAY...TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN.

...TORNADOES...
ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 530 PM.

$$

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INLAND GLYNN-INLAND CAMDEN-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY MAINTAINS THE SYSTEM ALONG THE COAST
THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT SLOWLY
WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY IN THE FORM OF
GUSTS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
INLAND PORTIONS OF GLYNN AND CAMDEN COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING
FLOOD WATCH.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
TROPICAL STORM FORCE...OR FREQUENT GUSTS AT OR ABOVE TROPICAL
STORM FORCE...ARE CERTAIN WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.
PLEASE HEED THE ADVISE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...WINDS...
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...
THE PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS IS 30 TO 40
PERCENT.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...GENERAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY MUCH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE SHOULD
PERSISTENT RAINBANDS SET UP OVER THE AREA.

THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH POOR DRAINAGE.

...TORNADOES...
ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 1130 PM.

$$

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CLAY-PUTNAM-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY MAINTAINS THE SYSTEM ALONG
THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT
SLOWLY WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY. POTENTIAL FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL REMAINS THE PRIMARY CONCERN.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
CLAY AND PUTNAM COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING.
FLOOD WATCH.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
TROPICAL STORM FORCE...OR FREQUENT GUSTS AT OR ABOVE TROPICAL
STORM FORCE...ARE CERTAIN WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS. PLEASE
HEED THE ADVISE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...WINDS...
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...

THERE IS A 30 TO 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF WINDS 34 KT /39 MPH/ OR
GREATER. THERE IS LESS THAN A 5 PERCENT CHANCE OF WINDS 64 KT /74
MPH/ OR GREATER.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD POTENTIALLY REACH 6 TO 12
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. IF YOU EXPERIENCED FLOODING
DURING THE HEAVY RAINFALL EVENTS OF LATE SEPTEMBER AND EARLY
OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR YOU MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING ONCE AGAIN. THOSE
IN NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS FOR FLOODING
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH POOR DRAINAGE. KNOWN INTERSECTIONS WITH VERY POOR
DRAINAGE MAY HAVE WATER LEVELS UP TO 3 FEET. OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS WILL HAVE WATER RISES OF 1 FOOT. IF APPROACHING A FLOODED
ROADWAY...TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN.

...TORNADOES...
ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 1130 PM.

$$

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ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY MAINTAINS THE SYSTEM ALONG
THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT
SLOWLY WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN...
THE COASTAL ZONES OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD NOT VENTURE FAR FROM PORT.

...WINDS...

WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS THIS
EVENING...THEN INCREASE TO 40 TO 50 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...
THE PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS IS 60 TO 8O PERCENT.
THE PROBABILITY OF STRONG TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS IS 20 TO 40
PERCENT. THE PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE CONDITIONS IS LESS THAN 10
PERCENT.

...TORNADOES...

THE COASTAL WATERS CONTINUE TO BE LOCATED IN THE RIGHT FRONT
QUADRANT OF FAY. HISTORICALLY...THIS QUADRANT IS THE FAVORED AREA
FOR TORNADOES AND TORNADIC WATERSPOUTS...ESPECIALLY WITHIN OUTER
RAIN BANDS. THE THREAT FOR WATERSPOUTS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO
THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 1130 PM.

$$

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COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-
BRANTLEY-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT
SLOWLY WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA. POTENTIAL FLOODING FROM
HEAVY RAINFALL REMAINS THE PRIMARY CONCERN.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
COFFEE...JEFF DAVIS...BACON...APPLING...WAYNE...ATKINSON...WARE...
PIERCE...BRANTLEY...ECHOLS...CLINCH AND CHARLTON IN SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

FLOOD WATCH.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH MAY CAUSE
FLOODING. PLEASE HEED THE ADVISE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...
THE PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS IS LESS THAN 20
PERCENT.

...WINDS...
20 TO 30 MPH WINDS WITH HIGHER GUSTS CAN BE EXPECTED WITHIN THE
RAIN BANDS OF FAY.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...GENERAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED. IF THE STORM TRACKS FURTHER
NORTH...THE AMOUNTS COULD BE SUBSTANTIALLY GREATER. THIS AMOUNT
OF RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADS AND AREAS WITH POOR
DRAINAGE.

...TORNADOES...

ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 530 PM.

$$

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HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-GILCHRIST-
558 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2008

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR FAY WEAKENS THE STORM AND TRACKS IT
SLOWLY WESTWARD ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA. POTENTIAL FLOODING FROM
HEAVY RAINFALL REMAINS THE PRIMARY CONCERN.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
THE SUWANNEE VALLEY IN FLORIDA.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

FLOOD WATCH.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH MAY CAUSE
FLOODING. PLEASE HEED THE ADVISE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS.

...PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...
THE PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS IS LESS THAN 20
PERCENT.

...WINDS...
20 TO 30 MPH WINDS WITH HIGHER GUSTS CAN BE EXPECTED WITHIN THE
RAIN BANDS OF FAY. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD POTENTIALLY REACH 6 TO 12
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. IF YOU EXPERIENCED FLOODING
DURING THE HEAVY RAINFALL EVENTS OF LATE SEPTEMBER AND EARLY
OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR YOU MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING ONCE AGAIN. THOSE
IN NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS FOR FLOODING
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH POOR DRAINAGE. KNOWN INTERSECTIONS WITH VERY POOR
DRAINAGE MAY HAVE WATER LEVELS UP TO 3 FEET. OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS WILL HAVE WATER RISES OF 1 FOOT. IF APPROACHING A FLOODED
ROADWAY...TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN.

...TORNADOES...

ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 1130 PM.


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