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TROPICAL STORM COLIN LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 8
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  AL032016
524 AM EDT TUE JUN 7 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS CANCELLED** 

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 100 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF JACKSONVILLE FL
    - 31.6N 80.6W
    - STORM INTENSITY 50 MPH
    - MOVEMENT NORTHEAST OR 50 DEGREES AT 31 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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TROPICAL STORM COLIN IS MOVING RAPIDLY NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE
AREA. ALL TROPICAL WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. HEAVY RAIN HAS
MOVED OUT OF THE AREA AND ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS TODAY
SHOULD REMAIN RELATIVELY LIGHT.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* FLOODING RAIN:
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME 
ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

WHEN CLEARING OUT FALLEN TREES, BE CAREFUL WITH CHAIN SAWS AND AXES. 
ALWAYS WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR AND KEEP OTHERS AT A SAFE DISTANCE. USE 
THESE TOOLS ACCORDING TO OPERATING MANUALS AND SAFETY INSTRUCTION. 
LEANING TREES AND THOSE WHICH HAVE FALLEN ON ROOF TOPS CAN BE 
ESPECIALLY CHALLENGING. IF YOU ARE NOT IN GOOD HEALTH OR UNSURE ABOUT 
WHAT YOU ARE DOING, HAVE SOMEONE ELSE WITH TREE CUTTING EXPERIENCE DO 
THE JOB. NEVER CUT TREES WITHOUT A PARTNER.

PROBLEMS WITH SEWER BACKUPS CAN FURTHER CONTAMINATE STANDING FLOOD 
WATERS. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. ALSO, LISTEN FOR BOIL WATER ALERTS 
RELATIVE TO COMMUNITIES WHOSE TAP WATER MAY HAVE BECOME NON-POTABLE.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG

NEXT UPDATE
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AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT 
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE FL REGARDING 
THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

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