Flood Warning
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WGUS42 KTBW 140043
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
843 PM EDT Wed Sep 13 2017

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following
rivers in Florida...

  Withlacoochee River At Croom

.Significant river flooding will continue over the next several days
as heavy rainfall from Hurricane Irma drains into West Central
Florida rivers.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

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843 PM EDT Wed Sep 13 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...The Flood
Warning continues for
 The Withlacoochee River At Croom
* Until further notice
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was...9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 10.8 feet by Monday evening. Additional
  rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...at 9.0 feet...Farms and pastureland flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.8 feet on Apr 8


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

 Croom         9.0   9.0  Wed 08 PM   9.4    9.8   10.0   10.3   10.6


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


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