Severe Weather Alerts - Leesburg, FL

  • Areal Flood Watch

    Areal Flood Watch in effect until 12:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...COASTAL VOLUSIA...INLAND VOLUSIA...
NORTHERN BREVARD...NORTHERN LAKE...ORANGE...OSCEOLA...
SEMINOLE...SOUTHERN BREVARD AND SOUTHERN LAKE.

* THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY

* DEEP SOUTHERLY MOISTURE AND A SLOWLY APPROACHING COLD FRONT
MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD TOWARD EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA WILL ALLOW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP AND TRAIN OVER THE SAME
AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR
ADDITIONAL INCHES WITH SOME AREAS ALONG THE I-4 CORRIDOR SEEING
HIGHER AMOUNTS WHERE STORMS MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS. THE THREAT
FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE EARLY ON
WEDNESDAY AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY SLOWLY DROPS THROUGH CENTRAL
FLORIDA.

* ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WOULD BRING POTENTIAL FLOODING TO
ROADWAYS...AND LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. AREAS THAT
HAVE RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS WILL BE
ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO FLOODING SHOULD HEAVY RAIN DEVELOP IN
YOUR AREA. SMALLER CREEKS AND RIVERS MAY SEE RAPID RISES OF
WATER WITH CONTINUED HEAVY RAINFALL LEADING TO THE POTENTIAL
FOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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