Flood Statement
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WGUS82 KTBW 301437
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1037 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

.additional heavy rain is forecast to exacerbate the flooding this week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

&&

FLC115-311437-
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1037 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice.
* At 10 AM Sunday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 10.2 feet by Wednesday evening then
  begin falling.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Homes and bogs flood, water approaches State Road 72.
* Impact...at 10.6 feet...The walkway to the river gage floods.
* 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 9.9 feet on Sep 11
  2004.

&&


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

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7   8.7  Sun 10 AM   9.1    9.6   10.0   10.2   10.0


&&


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




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FLC049-311436-
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/ZFSF1.1.ER.150830T0548Z.150902T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1037 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Zolfo Springs
* Until further notice.
* At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 16.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 19.6 feet by Wednesday morning then
  begin falling.
* 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   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Peace
 Zolfo Sprin  16  16.8  Sun 09 AM  18.4   19.3   19.6   19.2   18.4


&&


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




$$

FLC027-311436-
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/ARHF1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150901T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1037 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Horse Creek Near Arcadia
* Until further notice.
* At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 15.9 feet by early Tuesday morning then
  begin falling.
* Impact...at 16.0 feet...Water is on State Highways 72 and 761.
* Impact...at 15.0 feet...Royal Park Estates are affected near State Road 72.
* 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 15.4 feet on Sep 10
  2004.

&&


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

Horse Creek
 Arcadia      12  15.1  Sun 09 AM  15.7   15.8   15.0   14.2   13.4


&&


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




$$

FLC101-311436-
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/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150902T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1037 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice.
* At 10 AM Sunday the stage was 9.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 10.8 feet by Tuesday evening then begin
  falling.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Flooding threatens two homes on State Road 54.
* 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   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8   9.2  Sun 10 AM   9.8   10.4   10.8   10.2   10.2


&&


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




$$




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