Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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FLWTBW
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1055 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA...

.WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL LEAD
TO WATER LEVEL RISES ON AREA RIVERS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-270455-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0022.141126T1800Z-141127T0712Z/
/LITF1.1.ER.141126T1800Z.141127T0000Z.141127T0112Z.NO/
1055 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL LATE TONIGHT
* AT 10 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS...12.6 FEET
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.1 FEET BY THIS EVENING.THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...RIVER DRIVE AND SQUIRREL RUN WAY DOWNSTREAM OF STATE
  ROAD 640 ARE COMPLETELY COVERED BY WATER. ONE HOME BEGINS TO FLOOD.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO AFFECT RIVER DRIVE AND SQUIRREL RUN
  WAY DOWNSTREAM OF STATE ROAD 640.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 13.1 FEET ON JUN
14 1933.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

ALAFIA
 LITHIA       13  12.6  WED 10 AM  12.0   10.2    9.4    8.9    8.5


&&


LAT...LON 2787 8218 2784 8228 2789 8228 2792 8218




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