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Monday, Aug 03, 2015
Some roads open again after widespread flooding in Tampa Bay area
People wade through flood water in Town N Country on Monday evening. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
Downpours caused flooding that closed several roads throughout the Tampa Bay area today. A mandatory evacuation order was issued for an area of Pasco County, and 40 people were evacuated from an RV park in Palm Harbor.
Storify: Monday’s flooding around Tampa Bay region
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston prepares to throw the ball during training camp Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 in Tampa. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
Bucs notes: Rookie QB Winston faces blitz, makes mistakes
Cheyanne Jessie, center, said in an affidavit that her daughter, Meredith Jessie, and her 50-year-old father, Mark Weekly, were killed during a struggle over a knife and a gun with her dad at his home last month.
Affidavit: Polk woman says daughter, dad killed in self-defense
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