Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1026 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN FLORIDA..
  SANTA FE RIVER AT FORT WHITE AFFECTING ALACHUA...COLUMBIA AND
  GILCHRIST COUNTIES
  SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS ESTATES AFFECTING COLUMBIA...
  GILCHRIST AND SUWANNEE COUNTIES
  SANTA FE RIVER AT HILDRETH ON U.S. 129 BRIDGE AFFECTING GILCHRIST
  AND SUWANNEE COUNTIES

.ELEVATED WATER LEVELS ON THE SUWANNEE RIVER WILL KEEP THE SANTA FE
BACKED UP...WHILE A HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT IS EXPECTED TO BRING ANOTHER
2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ACROSS THE SANTA FE RIVER BASIN FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS...AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. IF YOU
SEE FLOOD WATERS...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND AND DO NOT DROWN.

FOR GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON YOUR STATE. SELECT RIVERS AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT
CONDITIONS. THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE PAGE PROVIDES
CURRENT AND FORECAST RIVER INFORMATION...GAGE LOCATIONS...IMPACTS...
AND HISTORICAL CREST INFORMATION FOR ALL FORECAST POINTS BY CLICKING
ON EACH POINT.

&&

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1026 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SANTA FE RIVER AT FORT WHITE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.9 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 29.2 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL
  RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 26.0 FEET...DAMAGE TO HOMES AT LOW ELEVATION AS WELL AS
  BASEMENT AREAS UNDERNEATH HOMES ON STILTS IS LIKELY.
* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...MINOR DAMAGE TO DWELLINGS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO
  BOAT WASH.



&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SANTA FE
  FORT WHITE    24  23.9 THU 10 AM   23.8   24.3   27.1   28.3   29.2


&&


LAT...LON 2990 8278 2981 8269 2983 8261 2985 8264 2985 8268 2993 8276



$$

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/TREF1.3.ER.140322T1052Z.140422T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1026 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS ESTATES.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.5 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 24.9 FEET BY
  TUESDAY MORNING.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 22.3 FEET...ALL OF SANTA FE ROAD IS CLOSED.
* IMPACT...AT 21.2 FEET...NORTH PART OF THE SANTA FE ROAD IS CLOSED.
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS ON SANTA FE AND WILSON
  SPRINGS ROAD.
* IMPACT...AT 19.8 FEET...WATERS BEGINS TO AFFECT HOMES IN THE
  HOLLINGSWORTH BLUFF AREA AT STATE ROUTE 47.
* IMPACT...AT 17.3 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO REACH HOMES JUST DOWNSTREAM
  OF RIVER GAGE.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO CROSS RIVER RUN ROAD IN
  SEVERAL LOCATIONS.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
  COMMISSION WILL BE ENFORCING IDLE SPEED/NO WAKE RESTRICTIONS FROM
  RIVER RISE AT OLENO STATE PARK TO THE CONFLUENCE OF THE SUWANNEE
  AND SANTA FE RIVERS WHILE THE RIVER STAGE AT THREE RIVERS ESTATES
  REMAINS ABOVE 17 FEET.




&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SANTA FE
  THREE RIVER   19  21.5 THU 10 AM   21.7   22.3   23.3   24.0   24.9


&&


LAT...LON 2993 8276 2995 8279 2993 8283 2990 8283 2992 8280 2990 8278



$$

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1026 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SANTA FE RIVER AT HILDRETH ON U.S. 129 BRIDGE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 24.2 FEET BY
  TUESDAY MORNING.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...HOUSES IN THE THREE RIVERS ESTATES BEGIN TO
  FLOOD.
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...CAMPGROUNDS AT SANDY POINT BEGIN TO FLOOD.



&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SANTA FE
  HILDRETH ON   21  21.3 THU 10 AM   21.6   22.0   22.6   23.2   24.2


&&


LAT...LON 2993 8283 2992 8288 2989 8288 2989 8287 2990 8285 2990 8283



$$



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