Tropical Storm Fay: North FL Local Statement

TROPICAL STORM FAY LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...FAY REMAINS JUST OFFSHORE AS HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE...

AT 500 AM EDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 29.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 80.7 WEST OR ABOUT 20 MILES EAST-
SOUTHEAST OF DAYTONA BEACH FLORIDA.

FAY HAS MOVED VERY LITTLE OVER THE LAST FEW HOURS. HOWEVER...A SLOW
MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS FORECAST TO BEGIN LATER TODAY
AND CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THIS TRACK...FAY IS
FORECAST TO MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA
TODAY...AND BE VERY NEAR THE GULF COAST OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE BY
EARLY SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS STILL POSSIBLE WHILE THE CENTER OF FAY
REMAINS OVER WATER THIS MORNING...BUT GRADUAL WEAKENING IS
FORECAST AFTER FAY MOVES BACK OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 150 MILES FROM
THE CENTER.

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE MEASURED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE
UNIT HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT WAS 994 MB...29.35 INCHES.

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COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
FRIDAY...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY IS NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY
WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THE STORM.

...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 TODAY. SUBSTANTIAL BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDES.

...WINDS...
WINDS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST AND LARGER RIVERS WILL INCREASE
TO 30 TO 40 MPH THROUGH TODAY...WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

...INLAND FLOODING...
THROUGH FRIDAY...GENERAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY MUCH HIGHER MOUNTS 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 TODAY.

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

$$

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ST JOHNS-FLAGLER-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
FRIDAY...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY IS NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE
SLOWLY WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM
THE STORM. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AS WELL AS TREES AND POWER
LINES DOWN HAVE BEEN REPORTED OVERNIGHT.

...AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN 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 GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
OCEANFRONT AS WELL AS THE BAY FRONT OF ST AUGUSTINE. THESE WINDS
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY AS FAY MOVES WESTWARD. WIND GUSTS TO
60 MPH MAY OCCUR ALONG THE BEACH FRONT LATER TODAY AS FAY MOVES INLAND.

...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.

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 TODAY.

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

$$

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NASSAU-DUVAL-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
FRIDAY...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY IS NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE
SLOWLY WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM
THE STORM.

...AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN
NASSAU AND DUVAL 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 OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 55 MPH WILL
CONTINUE ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST AND PORTIONS OF THE ST JOHNS
RIVER THROUGH 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 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 TODAY.

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

$$

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INLAND GLYNN-INLAND CAMDEN-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY
WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THE
STORM.

...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 TODAY. SUBSTANTIAL BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDES.

...WINDS...
WINDS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST AND LARGER RIVERS WILL INCREASE
TO 30 TO 40 MPH THROUGH TODAY...WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

...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 TODAY.

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

$$

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CLAY-PUTNAM-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY IS NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE
SLOWLY WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM
THE STORM.

...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.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
STORM TIDES ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER WILL BE 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE
NORMAL.

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

...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 TODAY.

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

$$

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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-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY IS NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE
SLOWLY WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM
THE STORM.

...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 REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE.

...WINDS...
WINDS OF 40 TO 60 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL OCCUR OVER THE
WATERS SOUTH OF ST AUGUSTINE. NORTH OF ST AUGUSTINE WINDS WILL BE
30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH
LATE ON THURSDAY NIGHT AS FAY MOVES INLAND.

...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 AM.

$$

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COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-
BRANTLEY-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY IS NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE
SLOWLY WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM
THE STORM.

...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.

...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 THROUGH TODAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AROUND 1130 AM.

$$

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BAKER-UNION-BRADFORD-ALACHUA-MARION-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY
WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THE
STORM.

...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.

...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 THROUGH TODAY.

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

$$

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HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-GILCHRIST-
522 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2008

...NEW INFORMATION...
FAY IS NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AND EXPECTED TO MOVE
SLOWLY WEST LATER TODAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM
THE STORM.

...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.

...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 THROUGH TODAY.

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


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