Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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WGUS82 KTBW 031333
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
933 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

...A river Flood Warning continues for...
the Hillsborough River near Zephyrhills...
the Cypress Creek at Worthington Gardens...
the Little Manatee River at Wimauma...
and the Myakka River at the Myakka River State Park...

.Heavy rainfall this morning combined with heavy rains from the past week
has caused several area rivers to rise above flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

&&

FLC057-041333-
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/ZPHF1.1.ER.150804T1500Z.150806T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
933 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...The Flood Warning continues for
  The Hillsborough River Near Zephyrhills
* From tomorrow late morning through further notice
* At 9 AM Monday the stage was 8.3 feet
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and continue to
  rise to near 10.6 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Hillsborough River State Park is closed. Lowland
  flooding occurs at the mobile home park near Branchton on State Road 579.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...Some State Park operations are suspended.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.9 feet on Dec 14
  2002.

&&


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

Hillsborough
 Zephyrhills  10   8.3  Mon 09 AM   9.9   10.5   10.6   10.5   10.1


&&


LAT...LON 2812 8215 2812 8224 2806 8228 2811 8230
 2817 8225 2817 8215



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FLC101-041332-
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/WRGF1.1.ER.150728T0530Z.150804T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
933 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice
* At 8 PM Saturday the stage was 9.1 feet
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet
* The river will continue rising to near 9.7 feet by after midnight tomorrow
  then begin falling.
* 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   Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8   9.1  Sat 08 PM   9.7    9.5    9.3    9.0    8.9


&&


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




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FLC057-041332-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150806T0200Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.150801T0115Z.150802T0245Z.150805T2000Z.NO/
933 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The Little Manatee River At Wimauma
* Until Wednesday evening
* At 9 AM Monday the stage was 12.2 feet
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet
* The river will continue rising to near 12.2 feet by this afternoon. The river
  is expected to fall below flood stage Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...The canoe rental area floods.
* 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   Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Little Manatee
 Wimauma      11  12.2  Mon 09 AM  12.0   11.3   10.2    9.4    8.6


&&


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




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FLC115-041332-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MKCF1.1.ER.150727T1300Z.150801T0115Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
933 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until further notice
* At 8 AM Monday the stage was 7.6 feet
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 7.6 feet by .
* 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 7.2 feet on Sep 9
  2013.

&&


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

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7   7.6  Mon 08 AM   7.6    7.4    7.3    7.2    7.0


&&


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




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