Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
958 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

  Withlacoochee At Trilby

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens.
  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park.
  Peace River At Arcadia.
  Horse Creek Near 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.

&&

FLC115-041358-
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/MKCF1.2.ER.150727T1300Z.150902T1145Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice.
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 8.9 feet by this afternoon then begin
  falling.
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Most of Myakka State Park is closed.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...The main road at Myakka State Park floods.
* Impact...at 7.0 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   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7   8.9  Thu 09 AM   8.7    8.5    8.4    8.2    8.1


&&


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




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FLC027-041357-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARCF1.2.ER.150818T0230Z.150903T0700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Peace River At Arcadia
* Until further notice.
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 14.1 feet by this afternoon then begin
  falling.
* Impact...at 15.0 feet...River Acres is impacted.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Peace River Campground floods and 6 homes at River
  Acres are impacted.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Peace River Estates floods affecting several dozen
  homes.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...The Girl Scout camp floods.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Access roads to river acres become flooded.
* Impact...at 10.0 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   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Peace
 Arcadia      11  14.1  Thu 09 AM  14.0   13.5   13.1   12.6   12.1


&&


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



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FLC053-101-041357-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TRBF1.1.ER.150815T2245Z.150829T2230Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...
The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Withlacoochee At Trilby
* Until further notice.
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 13.1 feet by tomorrow morning.
* 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 12.0 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   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Withlacoochee
 Trilby       12  13.3  Thu 09 AM  13.1   12.9   12.6   12.3   12.0


&&


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




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FLC101-041357-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150902T1530Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice.
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 9.5 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...at 8.0 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   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8   9.8  Thu 09 AM   9.5    9.2    8.9    8.5    8.3


&&


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




$$

FLC027-041357-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-150906T1200Z/
/ARHF1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150830T1900Z.150906T0600Z.NO/
958 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Horse Creek Near Arcadia
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early Sunday morning.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Buildings in Hidden Acres flood.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...The access road to Hidden Acres is impassable.
* Impact...at 11.0 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   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Horse Creek
 Arcadia      12  13.9  Thu 09 AM  13.4   12.5   11.8   11.4   10.8


&&


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




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