Flood Statement
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WGUS82 KTBW 291341
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
941 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...A river Flood Warning continues for...The Anclote River at
Elfers...Cypress Creek at Worthington Gardens...Little Manatee
River at Wimauma and the Myakka River at Myakka River State Park...

..Scattered rain showers and storms combined with runoff from
heavy rains over the past several days continues to cause elevated
water levels along local rivers. Widespread rainfall over the
coming days will keep some rivers above flood stage throughout
the week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

&&

FLC101-301341-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150730T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
941 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice
* At 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 8.9 feet by this evening
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   8.8  Wed 09 AM   8.9    8.4    8.2    8.1
8.0


&&


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


$$

FLC057-301341-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150802T0000Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.150727T1840Z.150729T0600Z.150801T1800Z.NO/
941 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for The Little Manatee River At Wimauma
* From Friday morning through Saturday evening.
* At 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* Impact...at 11 feet...The river overflows its banks.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.4
feet on Sep 17 2013.

&&


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

Little Manatee
 Wimauma      11  11.4  Wed 09 AM  11.0   11.0   11.1   10.4
9.5


&&


LAT...LON 2763 8231 2764 8243 2770 8243 2770 8231


$$

FLC115-301341-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MKCF1.1.ER.150727T1300Z.150730T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
941 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice
* At 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 7 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 7.8 feet by this evening
then begin falling.
* 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   7.6  Wed 09 AM   7.8    7.6    7.7    7.7
7.6


&&


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


$$

FLC101-301341-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150731T1200Z/
/ELFF1.2.ER.150725T1413Z.150727T0830Z.150731T0600Z.NO/
941 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for The Anclote River At Elfers.
* Until Friday morning
* At 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 21.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by early Friday
morning.
* Impact...at 22.0 feet...There is water over the roadway along
the Elfers Parkway.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.6
feet on Mar 14 2010.

&&


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

Anclote River
 Elfers       20  21.4  Wed 09 AM  20.9   19.7   18.8   17.4
15.9


&&


LAT...LON 2820 8263 2819 8271 2817 8271 2817 8275
 2823 8272 2824 8263



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