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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
959 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE
RIVER AT WIMAUMA...

.STEADY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS HAS CAUSED THE LITTE
MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA TO QUICKLY RISE. FLOOD STAGE IS EXPECTED
TO BE EXCEEDED BY TOMORROW MORNING WITH THE RIVER FORECAST TO CREST
ON MONDAY BEFORE A GRADUAL DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-210259-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0007.140921T1120Z-140924T0900Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.140921T1120Z.140922T0600Z.140924T0300Z.NO/
959 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA...
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
* AT 09 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS...7.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 12.1 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.THE RIVER IS
  EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 13 FEET...THE CANOE RENTAL AREA FLOODS.
* IMPACT...AT 11 FEET...THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ITS BANKS.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.1 FEET ON SEP 27
  1953.

&&


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

LITTLE MANATEE
 WIMAUMA      11   7.8  SAT 09 AM  11.1   12.1   11.5   10.7    9.9


&&


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




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