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Tropical Storm Elsa Local Statement Advisory Number 30
National Weather Service Melbourne FL  AL052021
1119 AM EDT Wed Jul 7 2021

This product covers East Central Florida

**THREAT FOR ISOLATED HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES INTO THIS AFTERNOON** 

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 130 miles northwest of Leesburg FL
    - 29.9N 83.6W
    - Storm Intensity 65 mph
    - Movement North or 360 degrees at 14 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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A Flood Watch continues for Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola and  
inland Volusia Counties through 4 PM this afternoon. Feeder bands  
from Tropical Storm Elsa will linger across the central and southern 
Florida peninsula into this afternoon. Additional heavy showers and 
thunderstorms are expected to develop along these feeder bands, with 
heavy rainfall possible in isolated areas. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 
inches are possible in areas underneath these bands, and could be up 
to 4 to 6 inches in isolated spots if multiple rounds of heavy rain 
occurs.

While the risk is very low, an isolated tornado remains possible
through this afternoon. 


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* FLOODING RAIN:
Additional impacts from flooding rain are still a concern across East 
Central Florida. Remain well guarded against locally hazardous flood 
waters having further impacts of limited potential.

* TORNADOES:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across East Central 
Florida.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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Be alert for potential flooding and heed any flood warnings.

Be alert for flooded roads. Do not drive through places where flood 
waters cover the road. Turn around, don't drown!

Have multiple ways to receive Tornado Warnings if issued. Consider 
nearby shelter options as you move about. Be ready to shelter quickly.


* 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 Melbourne FL regarding the 
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

$$

Rodriguez