Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
739 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD...

.STEADY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS HAS CAUSED THE MANATEE RIVER
NEAR MYAKKA HEAD TO QUICKLY RISE. FLOOD STAGE IS EXPECTED TO BE EXCEEDED
TODAY WITH THE RIVER FORECAST TO CREST TONIGHT BEFORE A GRADUAL DROP
BELOW FLOOD STAGE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC081-210039-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0006.140920T1224Z-140922T1200Z/
/MKHF1.1.ER.140920T1224Z.140921T0000Z.140922T0600Z.NO/
739 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD...
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.
* AT 06 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS...10.3 FEET
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 13.1 FEET BY THIS EVENING.THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
* 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 13.1 FEET ON OCT 10
  2011.

&&


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

MANATEE
 MYAKKA HEAD  11  10.3  SAT 06 AM  12.8   10.4    8.3    7.3    MSG


&&


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



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