Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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WGUS82 KTBW 201939
FLSTBW
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
339 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA
AND THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD...

.STEADY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS HAS CAUSED THE MANATEE RIVER
AND THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER TO GO INTO FLOOD STATUS. THE MANATTE RIVER NEAR
MYAKKA HEAD ROSE QUICKLY INTO FLOOD STAGE AND THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT
WIMAUMA IS EXPECTED TO RISE AND GO PAST ITS FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-211939-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0007.140921T1200Z-140924T0300Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.140921T1200Z.140922T0600Z.140923T2100Z.NO/
339 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA
* FROM TOMORROW MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
* AT 2 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.2 FEET
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.9 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS
  THEN EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ITS BANKS.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS
  CREST OF 11.4 FEET ON SEP 17 2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU

LITTLE MANATEE
 WIMAUMA      11   8.2  SAT 02 PM  11.0   11.9   11.3   10.4    9.5


&&


LAT...LON 2763 8231 2764 8243 2770 8243 2770 8231




$$

FLC081-211939-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140922T0834Z/
/MKHF1.1.ER.140920T1207Z.140921T0000Z.140922T0234Z.NO/
339 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
* AT 2 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.3 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE
  RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...PRIVATE ROAD AND BRIDGE 1 MILE DOWNSTREAM FLOOD.
  AGRICULTURAL, RURAL KIBLER AREA BEGINS TO FLOOD.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST
  OF 14.6 FEET ON SEP 26 2013.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU

MANATEE
 MYAKKA HEAD  11  12.7  SAT 02 PM  12.7    9.9    8.1    6.9    6.0


&&


LAT...LON 2746 8217 2743 8224 2745 8233 2752 8233
 2751 8224 2753 8224



$$



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