Flood Statement
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WGUS82 KTBW 170237
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1037 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park

.Due to rain over the last several days the Myakka River at Myakka
River State Park will hover near flood stage until Friday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio. The
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FLC115-180237-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170818T1800Z/
/MKCF1.1.ER.170816T0515Z.170817T0600Z.170818T1200Z.NO/
1037 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 10 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 7.1 feet by after midnight
tomorrow. The river is expected to fall below flood stage Friday
morning.
* 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 7.1 feet
on Aug 16 1997.

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               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY TIME    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7.0   7.1  Wed 10 PM   7.0    7.0    6.9    6.8    6.6


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




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