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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1008 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER
AT WIMAUMA...THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD...AND THE ANCLOTE
RIVER AT ELFERS...

.HEAVY RAIN HAS BEGUN TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA AND IS EXPECTED TO
EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...DUMPING WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1-4 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-260408-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0017.141126T0600Z-141130T1200Z/
/WIMF1.2.ER.141126T0600Z.141127T0000Z.141130T0600Z.NO/
1008 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA
* FROM LATE TONIGHT UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT 9 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS...5.6 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 15.3 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING.
THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...FLOODING OF SEVERAL HOUSES BEGINS NEAR 32ND
AND 33RD STREETS IN RUSKIN.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...THE CANOE RENTAL AREA FLOODS.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ITS BANKS.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 15.3
FEET ON JUL 2 1946.

&&

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

LITTLE MANATEE
 WIMAUMA      11   5.6  TUE 09 AM  13.9   15.3   14.7   12.8   10.4


&&


LAT...LON 2763 8231 2764 8243 2770 8243 2770 8231




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