Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...A river Flood Warning continues for...
the Withlacoochee River at Trilby...
the Cypress Creek at Worthington Gardens...
the Myakka River at Myakka River State Park...
the Peace River at Zolfo Springs...
the Peace River at Arcadia...

.Heavy rainfall from the previous days has continued the flooding around the
area rivers and creeks. Any heavy downpours over a basin could prolong the river
flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

&&

FLC115-301446-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MKCF1.2.ER.150727T1300Z.150830T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 8.8 feet by tomorrow morning then begin
  falling.
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Most of Myakka State Park is closed.
* 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    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7  8.7  Sat 09 PM   8.8    8.8    8.8    8.8    8.8


&&


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




$$

FLC053-101-301446-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TRBF1.1.ER.150815T2245Z.150830T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Withlacoochee At Trilby.
* Until further notice.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 13.9 feet tomorrow.
* 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.
* 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    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Withlacoochee
 Trilby       12 13.9  Sat 09 PM  13.9   13.8   13.7   13.4   12.9


&&


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




$$

FLC101-301446-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150806T0930Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens.
* Until further notice.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 9.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 8 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 10.0 feet by Monday evening then begin
  falling.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Flooding threatens two homes 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    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8  9.3  Sat 09 PM   9.5    9.9    9.9    9.6    9.2


&&


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




$$

FLC049-301446-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0028.150830T1048Z-150903T0600Z/
/ZFSF1.1.ER.150830T1048Z.150831T0600Z.150903T0000Z.NO/
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Peace River At Zolfo Springs.
* From tomorrow morning through late Wednesday night.
* At 08 PM Saturday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and
  continue to rise to near 16.8 feet by early Monday morning.the river is
  expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.6 feet on Oct 11
  2011.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Peace
 Zolfo Sprin  16 15.2  Sat 08 PM  16.1   16.8   16.6   16.2   15.8


&&


LAT...LON 2762 8176 2735 8179 2735 8187 2762 8184




$$

FLC027-301446-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARCF1.1.ER.150818T0230Z.150902T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Arcadia.
* Until further notice.
* At 08 PM Saturday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 13.4 feet by Wednesday morning then
  begin falling.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Peace River Estates floods affecting several dozen
  homes.
* 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    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Peace
 Arcadia      11 11.7  Sat 08 PM  12.7   13.0   13.2   13.4   13.3


&&


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



$$



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