Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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WGUS82 KTBW 280138
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
938 PM EDT THU AUG 27 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...
and the Peace River at Arcadia...

.Heavy rainfall from the previous days has caused several rivers to breach
flood stage. While a steady decrease in stage is expected over the next couple of
days, isolated heavy downpours over a basin could prolong the river flooding
in localized areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

&&

FLC115-281438-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MKCF1.2.ER.150727T1300Z.150828T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
938 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice.
* At 09 PM Thursday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 8.5 feet through early Saturday
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    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7  8.5  Thu 09 PM   8.5    8.3    8.2    8.0    7.8


&&


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




$$

FLC053-101-281438-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TRBF1.1.ER.150815T2245Z.150826T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
938 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Withlacoochee At Trilby
* Until further notice.
* At 08 PM Thursday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 13.5 feet by Saturday.
* 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    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Withlacoochee
 Trilby       12 13.8  Thu 08 PM  13.7   13.5   13.3   13.1   12.8


&&


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




$$

FLC101-281438-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150806T0930Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
938 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice.
* At 09 PM Thursday the stage was 9.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* 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  9.3  Thu 09 PM   9.2    8.9    8.6    8.4    8.1


&&


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




$$

FLC027-281438-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARCF1.1.ER.150818T0230Z.150824T1000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
938 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
  The Peace River At Arcadia
* Until further notice.
* At 08 PM Thursday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 11.5 feet by late Saturday night then
  begin falling.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...The Girl Scout camp floods.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.1 feet on Jul 30
  2013.

&&


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

Peace
 Arcadia      11 11.4  Thu 08 PM  11.4   11.5   11.5   11.4   11.1


&&


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



$$



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