Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
940 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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

  Withlacoochee At Dunnellon

.The Withlacoochee River at Dunnellon remains just at flood stage and
is forecast to stay nearly steady through the next few days. Any
additional rainfall ahead of a cold front later this week could lead
to a further increase in the water level.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

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940 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Withlacoochee At Dunnellon
* From this afternoon through Friday morning.
* At 09 AM Sunday the stage was 29.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon
  and continue to rise to near 29.1 feet by Tuesday evening. The
  river is expected to fall below flood stage by early Friday
* Impact...at 29.0 feet...Docks and boat ramps flood.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 29.1 feet
  on Oct 5 1965.


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

 Dunnellon    29.0  29.0  Sun 09 AM  29.0   29.0   29.1   29.0   28.9


LAT...LON 2898 8244 2902 8248 2909 8244 2907 8237


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