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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...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 will continue on several rivers across West Central Florida. The main
concern is the Withlacoochee River which has finally leveled out near Croom
and Trilby. However, water levels will be very slow to recede with the river
remaining in moderate to major flood stage through the next five days,
respectively. Downstream in northeast Citrus county, minor flooding may begin
by the middle of next week.

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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1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Withlacoochee At Trilby
* Until further notice.
* At 09 AM Friday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Impact...at 15.6 feet...Water is 2 to 3 feet over the bridge at Clay Sink
  road and State Road 575.
* Impact...at 15.3 feet...Riverdale trailers are flooded.
* Impact...at 14.2 feet...River road east of the river is flooded. One campsite
  at the park is flooded. Peterson Park is flooded and closed. One home on
  Cercelia road is isolated. The Florida Campland is flooded. Wood River Court
  homes are isolated. And the Withlacoochee River canoe rental is flooded.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...Flooding begins at Lacoochee, Talisman Estates,
  Riverdale, and River Height Estates.
* Flood history...This crest of 17.7 feet is the highest crest since Aug 5
  1960.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Withlacoochee
 Trilby       12.0  17.6  Fri 09 AM  17.5   17.4   17.2   16.9   16.6


&&


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




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1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Withlacoochee River At Croom
* Until further notice.
* At 09 AM Friday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* 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   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Withlacoochee
 Croom         9.0  11.1  Fri 09 AM  11.2   11.2   11.1   11.0   10.8


&&


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



$$

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1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Bartow
* Until further notice.
* At 10 AM Friday the stage was 9.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is still ongoing.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river will continue to slowly fall through the week.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...Private roads downstream flood.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Peace
 Bartow        8.0   9.2  Fri 10 AM   9.1    8.9    8.7    8.4    8.2


&&


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




$$

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1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Zolfo Springs
* Until Saturday evening.
* At 09 AM Friday the stage was 16.8 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 tomorrow early afternoon.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Peace
 Zolfo Sprin  16.0  16.8  Fri 09 AM  16.2   15.6   15.2   14.8   14.4


&&


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




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1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Arcadia
* Until further notice.
* At 09 AM Friday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is still occuring.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall over the next 5 days.
* Impact...at 15.0 feet...River Acres is impacted.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Peace River Campground floods and 6 homes at River
  Acres are impacted.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Peace River Estates floods affecting several dozen
  homes.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...The Girl Scout camp floods.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Access roads to river acres become flooded.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Peace
 Arcadia      11.0  14.4  Fri 09 AM  14.0   13.5   12.8   12.2   11.6


&&


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



$$

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1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until further notice.
* At 10 AM Friday the stage was 9.7 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 9.4 feet by .
* 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 9.7 feet on Aug 11
  2004.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8.0   9.7  Fri 10 AM   9.4    9.1    8.8    8.5    8.0


&&


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




$$

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1047 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 10 AM Friday the stage was 7.2 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 tomorrow morning.
* 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 Dec 28
  2002.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7.0   7.2  Fri 10 AM   7.0    6.7    6.6    6.5    6.3


&&


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


$$

Norman


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