Morning Headlines: Flood advisories; Heavy rain happening now; Watch for flooded roads

Good morning! Today is Monday, August 3.

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WEATHER
Heavy downpours are over Pasco and Hillsborugh County right now through the early afternoon. Flooding is expected this morning. A flood watch is in effect until Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. for Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties.  See your full forecast here

TRAFFIC
Roads are becoming flooded in Pasco and Hillsborough. Drive safe- Do not drive through flooded streets.

BIG STORY
Heavy downpours are moving onshore right now and will continue through Monday morning. The best chance of rain is for areas around and north of Tampa between 5 a.m. and noon on Monday. Due to the extremely saturated ground flooding may occur more quickly. LATEST DETAILS HERE

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