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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 5:57 PM EDT Jul. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 303 remains in effect until 800 PM EDT
for the following locations


FL
. Florida counties included are

Alachua Baker Bay
Bradford Calhoun Clay
Columbia Dixie Franklin
Gadsden Gilchrist Gulf
Hamilton Jackson Jefferson
Lafayette Leon Levy
Liberty Madison Marion
Putnam Suwannee Taylor
Union Wakulla Walton
Washington




Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:21 PM EDT Jul. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
northeastern Gilchrist County in northern Florida...
northwestern Alachua County in northern Florida...
southwestern Columbia County in northern Florida...
southern Suwannee County in northern Florida...

* until 615 PM EDT.

* At 321 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to three inches of rain
have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
ichetucknee Spring, Columbia, High Springs, Fort White, Obrien,
Luraville, McAlpin, Branford and Hildreth.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3013 8322 3018 8268 2993 8271 2985 8247
      2974 8253 2985 8289 2989 8288 2990 8290
      2989 8292 2995 8293 2996 8295 3001 8298
      3001 8300 3008 8307 3009 8311 3011 8312
      3010 8314 3011 8316 3009 8319 3012 8323


Hess


Special Statement
Issued: 5:47 PM EDT Jul. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for Suwannee County until 615 PM
EDT...

At 547 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Dowling Park to 6 miles southwest of Mayo.
Movement was southeast at 30 mph.

Nickel size hail, excessive cloud-to-ground lightning and wind gusts
of 45 to 55 mph can be expected along with possible minor damage.

Locations impacted include...
Live Oak, Wellborn, Obrien, Luraville, McAlpin, Branford, Hildreth,
Newburn and Houston.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 800 PM EDT for
northern Florida.

Lat... Lon 3026 8319 3030 8313 3032 8307 3027 8279
      2999 8279 2999 8276 2997 8276 2991 8283
      2990 8290 2989 8291 2996 8293 2996 8295
      2999 8296 3001 8298 3001 8300 3008 8307
      3011 8312 3011 8316 3009 8318 3012 8323
time... Mot... loc 2147z 319deg 25kt 3025 8316 2998 8324


Elsenheimer

547 PM EDT sun Jul 22 2018

... Significant weather advisory for Suwannee County until 615 PM
EDT...

At 547 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Dowling Park to 6 miles southwest of Mayo.
Movement was southeast at 30 mph.

Nickel size hail, excessive cloud-to-ground lightning and wind gusts
of 45 to 55 mph can be expected along with possible minor damage.

Locations impacted include...
Live Oak, Wellborn, Obrien, Luraville, McAlpin, Branford, Hildreth,
Newburn and Houston.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 800 PM EDT for
northern Florida.

Lat... Lon 3026 8319 3030 8313 3032 8307 3027 8279
      2999 8279 2999 8276 2997 8276 2991 8283
      2990 8290 2989 8291 2996 8293 2996 8295
      2999 8296 3001 8298 3001 8300 3008 8307
      3011 8312 3011 8316 3009 8318 3012 8323
time... Mot... loc 2147z 319deg 25kt 3025 8316 2998 8324


Elsenheimer