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Subtropical Storm Alberto Local Statement
Intermediate Advisory Number 13A
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL  AL012018
827 AM EDT Mon May 28 2018

This product covers West Central and Southwest Florida

**ALL TROPICAL WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE CANCELLED FOR WEST CENTRAL AND
 SOUTHWEST FLORIDA** 


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 180 miles west of Cedar Key FL or about 220 miles 
      west-northwest of Mouth of Tampa Bay FL
    - 29.0N 86.0W
    - Storm Intensity 65 mph
    - Movement North or 360 degrees at 6 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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OVERVIEW...

Subtropical Storm Alberto continues to move away from the local area
over the northern Gulf of Mexico with impacts diminishing. Rip currents
at area beaches and rough conditions over the coastal waters will
continue through the day. 

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* SURGE:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across
West Central and Southwest Florida. Across Levy and Citrus counties,
some minor coastal flooding of up to 2 feet will be possible. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:
Do not enter evacuated areas until officials have given the all clear 
to return.

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
Be alert for any lingering wind gusts which could take down weakened 
trees and/or power lines, collapse damaged structures, or cause flying 
debris.

Be alert for potential flooding from rising rivers and streams which 
may have yet to crest. Remain informed of the latest river forecasts 
and heed any flood watches and warnings.

Be alert for flooded roads which could be compromised or littered 
with debris. Avoid travel until water levels subside and roads have 
been cleared. Do not drive through places where flood waters cover 
the road. Turn around, don't drown!

* 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 Tampa Bay Ruskin FL 
regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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