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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Florida...

  Horse Creek Near Arcadia


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

  Peace River At Zolfo Springs

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Withlacoochee At Trilby
  Withlacoochee River At Croom
  Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
  Peace River At Bartow
  Peace River At Arcadia

.Flooding continues across many local rivers. Most have peaked and
are in the process of gradually subsiding. The Withlacoochee River
at Croom may continue to slowly rise through Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio. The
latest forecasts can also be found on weather.gov/tampabay. You can
follow NWSTampaBay on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

&&

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940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Withlacoochee At Trilby
* Until further notice.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.7 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 17.7 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...at 15.6 feet...Water is 2 to 3 feet over the bridge at
  Clay Sink road and State Road 575.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.9
  feet on Sep 11 1950.

&&


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

Withlacoochee
 Trilby       12.0  17.7  Wed 08 PM  17.7   17.7   17.6   17.5   17.1


&&


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




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940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Withlacoochee River At Croom
* Until further notice.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 11.3 feet by early Saturday
  morning then begin falling.
* Impact...at 9.0 feet...Farms and pastureland flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.2
  feet on Oct 3 1979.

&&


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

Withlacoochee
 Croom         9.0  11.0  Wed 08 PM  11.2   11.3   11.3   11.3   11.1


&&


LAT...LON 2854 8226 2879 8224 2879 8215 2854 8217




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/BARF1.2.ER.170911T0327Z.170917T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Bartow
* Until further notice.
* At 09 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 9.2 feet by .
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...Private roads downstream flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.2 feet
  on Aug 2 1960.

&&


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

Peace
 Bartow        8.0   9.4  Wed 09 PM   9.3    9.2    9.0    8.8    8.6


&&


LAT...LON 2791 8178 2762 8176 2762 8184 2791 8186




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/ZFSF1.3.ER.170911T0303Z.170913T0815Z.170923T1500Z.NR/
940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Zolfo Springs
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by late Saturday
  morning.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.5
  feet on Mar 21 1960.

&&


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

Peace
 Zolfo Sprin  16.0  17.5  Wed 08 PM  17.2   16.6   16.1   15.5   14.9


&&


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




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940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Arcadia
* Until further notice.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 14.2 feet by .
* Impact...at 15.0 feet...River Acres is impacted.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.2
  feet on Sep 21 1994.

&&


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

Peace
 Arcadia      11.0  15.2  Wed 08 PM  14.8   14.2   13.6   13.0   12.3


&&


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



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940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice.
* At 09 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 9.7 feet by .
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Flooding threatens two homes on State Road
  54.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.3
  feet on Aug 13 2003.

&&


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

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8.0  10.2  Wed 09 PM  10.1    9.7    9.4    9.1    8.7


&&


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




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940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 09 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Saturday
  morning.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...The main road at Myakka State Park floods.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.7
  feet on Oct 11 1982.

&&


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

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7.0   7.7  Wed 09 PM   7.6    7.3    7.0    6.8    6.6


&&


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




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940 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Horse Creek Near Arcadia
* Until this evening.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...The access road to Hidden Acres is
  impassable.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.0
  feet on Sep 7 2003.

&&


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

Horse Creek
 Arcadia      12.0  11.9  Wed 08 PM  11.5   10.5    9.2    8.5    8.0


&&


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




$$




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