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Flood watch in effect for Tampa Bay area through Monday night

Flood watch in effect for Tampa Bay area through Monday night

Though Tropical Storm Erika lost its punch over the Caribbean islands, turning into a disorganized mass of wet weather, forecasters still are calling for heavy rains in the Tampa Bay area during the next few days. ...
Published: 08/29/15
Updated: 08/30/15
Tampa-area forecast: Lots of moisture in air today unrelated to Erika

Tampa-area forecast: Lots of moisture in air today unrelated to Erika

An abundant amount of moisture — unrelated to the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika — remains in the Tampa area that should lead to numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening....
Published: 08/29/15
Erika weakens; trek continues westward push; Florida threat still unclear

Erika weakens; trek continues westward push; Florida threat still unclear

TAMPA — Tropical Storm Erika continued to perplex forecasters and stress emergency managers on Friday as it continued to march toward Florida.
Published: 08/28/15
Updated: 08/29/15
Sandbags available at various Tampa-area locations

Sandbags available at various Tampa-area locations

Sandbags are being made available for various locations through the Tampa Bay region in preparation of Tropical Storm Erika, which on Friday afternoon was forecast to make landfall in South Florida on Monday morning.
Published: 08/28/15
Pasco officials monitoring Erika; no evacuations ordered

Pasco officials monitoring Erika; no evacuations ordered

While no evacuations have been ordered for water-logged Pasco County, emergency officials continue to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Erika as its current track takes it further west and threatening the Tampa Bay region....
Published: 08/28/15

Sandbags available for St. Pete residents as Erika threatens

Sandbags are being made for St. Petersburg residents with the approach of Tropical Storm Erika, which could produce flooding around the region.
Published: 08/28/15

MacDill reviewing whether to move aircraft with Erika approaching

Officials from MacDill Air Force Base are reviewing their storm preparations, known as the HURCON checklist, to determine if any of the aircraft stationed at the base will be moved because of the pending storm, said Tech. Sgt. Ali Rose, a spokeswoman...
Published: 08/28/15
Highlands residents urged to have plan for Erika

Highlands residents urged to have plan for Erika

SEBRING — Highlands County resident Matthew Byrd is ready for any impacts from Tropical Storm Erika, which may turn into a hurricane.
Published: 08/28/15

Sandbags available to Tampa residents as Erika approaches

Sandbags are being made available to residents of the city of Tampa beginning today in preparation for Tropical Storm Erika.
Published: 08/28/15
Forecast: Before Erika, expect typical summer weather through weekend

Forecast: Before Erika, expect typical summer weather through weekend

The forecast for today, Saturday and Sunday in the Tampa area remains in a typical summer pattern, but the effects of what is now Tropical Storm Erika will likely come into play Monday.
Published: 08/28/15