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WEATHER CLOSINGS: Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo and more closed today because of flooding

Motorists attempt to navigate standing water on Decubellis Road near Starkey Boulevard in New Port Richey as heavy rain and flooding continues in Pasco County Monday morning. [BRENDAN FITTERER | Times]
Published Aug. 3, 2015

The rain that will not end is ending the fun for a lot of us. Here's some venues and activities canceled today because of the record rainfall and flooding:

• Busch Gardens and Adventure Island.

• Lowry Park Zoo

• Tampa Museum of Art

• Hillsborough Community College has closed its Brandon and Dale Mabry Campuses and GWSC.

• The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Practice, which was open to the public, is canceled.

• Tampa Bay Downs.

• Residential and commercial solid waste pick up for today in Hillsborough County been suspended. Residents scheduled with pick today will receive service on the next regularly scheduled collection day, Thursday. Call (813) 274-8811 for information.

• Stadium Tours at Raymond James Stadium closed today.

• MOSI is offering shelter from storm. Guests receive $3 off general admission when they "check in" on Facebook at MOSI. Offer valid for MOSI exhibit galleries and one standard Florida Hospital IMAX theater film. Offer good for up to four people.

• Sorry pastry fans, Datz & Dough will be closed today because of the severe flooding in the surrounding area. "To all our patrons: Stay dry and be safe," they posted.

If you have an event that is going to be canceled or postponed by the weather, please tweet it with the hashtag #tbtweather or send an e-mail alert to Calendar@TampaBay.com.

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