Flood Statement
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FLSTAE
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
102 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FLORIDA...
  APALACHICOLA RIVER NEAR BLOUNTSTOWN AFFECTING CALHOUN...
  FRANKLIN...GULF AND LIBERTY COUNTIES


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 AND CLICK ON YOUR RIVER POINT.

&&

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1202 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE APALACHICOLA RIVER NEAR BLOUNTSTOWN.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:15 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 22.0 FEET BY
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING WILL OCCUR ON MANY
  ROADS INCLUDING BYRD PARKER ROAD...WARMOUTH DRIVE...GASKIN
  PARK...THE END OF LAKE GROVE ROAD...ELM STREET ON RED BULL
  ISLAND...AND LOWER LANDING ON HOWARDS CREEK. THE 22.0 FT LEVEL AT
  BLOUNTSTOWN MAY AT TIMES NOT BE REPRESENTATIVE OF RIVER LEVELS IN
  THE THESE AREAS DUE TO TIDAL EFFECTS...WINDS...OR LOCAL RAINFALL
  AND SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION.

&&

LAT...LON 3061 8498 3007 8520 2972 8505 2980 8490 3009 8508 3061 8490


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