Flood Warning
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WGUS42 KTBW 010132
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
932 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following
rivers in Florida...

  Alafia River At Lithia

.Tropical Storm Hermine is now forecast to bring a little more flooding
along the Alafia River.

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
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FLC057-011432-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0026.160901T0600Z-160906T0336Z/
/LITF1.2.ER.160901T0600Z.160903T0000Z.160905T2136Z.NO/
932 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...The Flood
Warning continues for
 The Alafia River At Lithia
* Until Monday evening
* At 9 PM Wednesday the stage was...11.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage after midnight and
  continue to rise to near 16.4 feet by Friday evening. The river is expected to
  fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* Impact...at 15.0 feet...Additional residences downstream of State Road 640
  bridge begin flooding.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...River Drive and Squirrel Run Way downstream of State
  Road 640 are completely covered by water. One home begins to flood.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...Water begins to affect River Drive and Squirrel Run
  Way downstream of State Road 640.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.4 feet on Sep 28
  1953.

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

Alafia
 Lithia       13.0  11.7  Wed 09 PM  16.2   16.3   15.4   13.7    13.1


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LAT...LON 2787 8218 2784 8228 2789 8228 2792 8218




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