Coastal Hillsborough Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:16 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
... Coastal Flood Watch is cancelled...

... Coastal flood statement in effect through Thursday morning...

* coastal flooding... water levels of 1 to 2 feet above normal
tides.

* Coastal flood timing... today through early Thursday morning.

* Coastal flood impacts... minor coastal flooding at times of
high tide will be possible. Overwash on to low lying roadways
will also be possible.

* Rip current timing... gusty onshore winds will create hazardous
surf which in turn will create a high risk of rip currents at
area beaches through this evening.

* Rip current impacts... strong and dangerous rip currents will
be hazardous for those in the surf zone at 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. Heed the advice of lifeguards... beach patrol...
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.







Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:20 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 10 PM
EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay area - Ruskin FL has
issued a lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 am this
morning to 10 PM EDT this evening.

* Timing... 11 am EDT through 10 PM EDT today.

* Winds... 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts.

* Impacts... strong and gusty winds will create choppy and
difficult boating conditions on area lakes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 9:43 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Weekly NOAA radio test postponed...

Due to the threat of severe weather today, the weekly NOAA Weather
Radio test will be postponed.


943 am EDT Wed may 24 2017

... Weekly NOAA radio test postponed...

Due to the threat of severe weather today, the weekly NOAA Weather
Radio test will be postponed.



943 am EDT Wed may 24 2017

... Weekly NOAA radio test postponed...

Due to the threat of severe weather today, the weekly NOAA Weather
Radio test will be postponed.



943 am EDT Wed may 24 2017

... Weekly NOAA radio test postponed...

Due to the threat of severe weather today, the weekly NOAA Weather
Radio test will be postponed.


Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:16 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
... Coastal Flood Watch is cancelled...

... Coastal flood statement in effect through Thursday morning...

* coastal flooding... water levels of 1 to 2 feet above normal
tides.

* Coastal flood timing... today through early Thursday morning.

* Coastal flood impacts... minor coastal flooding at times of
high tide will be possible. Overwash on to low lying roadways
will also be possible.

* Rip current timing... gusty onshore winds will create hazardous
surf which in turn will create a high risk of rip currents at
area beaches through this evening.

* Rip current impacts... strong and dangerous rip currents will
be hazardous for those in the surf zone at 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. Heed the advice of lifeguards... beach patrol...
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.