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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1004 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following
rivers in Florida...

  Peace River At Zolfo Springs
  Horse Creek Near Arcadia

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...
  Withlacoochee At Trilby
  Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
  Peace River At Arcadia

.Heavy rain over the past few days will keep the water level along several
rivers elevated above flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio. The latest
forecasts can also be found on weather.gov/tampabay. You can follow NWSTampaBay
on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

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FLC115-031404-
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/MKCF1.2.ER.150727T1300Z.150902T1145Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1004 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice.
* At 9 AM Wednesday the stage was 9 feet.
* Flood stage is 7 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 9 feet by .
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Most of Myakka State Park is closed.
* Impact...at 8 feet...The main road at Myakka State Park floods.
* Impact...at 7 feet...Trails, picnic areas, and parking lots at Myakka State
  Park flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.2 feet on Sep 9
  2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7   9.0  Wed 09 AM   9.0    8.9    8.7    8.6    8.3


&&


LAT...LON 2726 8226 2715 8234 2715 8238 2731 8226




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FLC049-031000-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-150903T1000Z/
/ZFSF1.1.ER.150830T0548Z.150831T1545Z.150903T0400Z.NO/
1004 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday morning...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The Peace River At Zolfo Springs
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 9 AM Wednesday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by after midnight tomorrow.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.6 feet on Oct 11
  2011.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Peace
 Zolfo Sprin  16  16.5  Wed 09 AM  15.7   15.0   14.5   14.0   13.3


&&


LAT...LON 2762 8176 2735 8179 2735 8187 2762 8184




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FLC027-031404-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARCF1.2.ER.150818T0230Z.150903T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1004 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Arcadia
* Until further notice.
* At 9 AM Wednesday the stage was 14 feet.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 14.2 feet by after midnight tomorrow
  then begin falling.
* Impact...at 15 feet...River Acres is impacted.
* Impact...at 14 feet...Peace River Campground floods and 6 homes at River
  Acres are impacted.
* Impact...at 13 feet...Peace River Estates floods affecting several dozen
  homes.
* Impact...at 12 feet...The Girl Scout camp floods.
* Impact...at 11 feet...Access roads to river acres become flooded.
* Impact...at 10 feet...3 to 4 homes in the river acres subdivision flood and
  the lowest portion of the girl scout camp floods.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.3 feet on Jul 6
  2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Peace
 Arcadia      11  14.0  Wed 09 AM  14.2   14.0   13.6   13.1   12.7


&&


LAT...LON 2735 8179 2714 8189 2704 8197 2704 8202
 2714 8197 2735 8186



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FLC053-101-031404-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TRBF1.1.ER.150815T2245Z.150829T2230Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1004 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Withlacoochee At Trilby
* Until further notice.
* At 9 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 13.3 feet by Thursday.
* Impact...at 14.2 feet...River road east of the river is flooded. One campsite
  at the park is flooded. Peterson Park is flooded and closed. One home on
  Cercelia road is isolated. The Florida Campland is flooded. Wood River Court
  homes are isolated. And the Withlacoochee River canoe rental is flooded.
* Impact...at 12 feet...Flooding begins at Lacoochee, Talisman Estates,
  Riverdale, and River Height Estates.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.4 feet on Sep 7
  2012.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Withlacoochee
 Trilby       12  13.4  Wed 09 AM  13.3   13.1   12.8   12.6   12.3


&&


LAT...LON 2838 8219 2854 8226 2854 8217 2838 8210




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FLC101-031404-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150902T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1004 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice.
* At 9 AM Wednesday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 8 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 9.9 feet by this afternoon then begin
  falling.
* Impact...at 8 feet...Flooding begins at the recreation area on State Road
  54.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.8 feet on Sep 30
  2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8   9.9  Wed 09 AM   9.9    9.8    9.4    9.0    8.5


&&


LAT...LON 2819 8234 2814 8234 2814 8240 2819 8240




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FLC027-031404-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-150906T1800Z/
/ARHF1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150830T1900Z.150906T1200Z.NO/
1004 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday afternoon...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The Horse Creek Near Arcadia
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At 9 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* Impact...at 15 feet...Royal Park Estates are affected near State Road 72.
* Impact...at 14 feet...Buildings in Hidden Acres flood.
* Impact...at 12 feet...The access road to Hidden Acres is impassable.
* Impact...at 11 feet...Secondary roads in hidden acres and royal palm begin
  to flood.
* Impact...at 10.5 feet...Two homes become isolated.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.7 feet on Sep 26
  2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Horse Creek
 Arcadia      12  14.2  Wed 09 AM  14.0   13.4   12.7   12.0   11.3


&&


LAT...LON 2726 8194 2708 8198 2708 8202 2726 8201




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