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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
932 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following
rivers in Florida...

  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park

.Due to recent heavy rain, the Myakka River at Myakka River State Park remains
in flood stage. The river is expected to continue hovering at or near flood
stage over the coming days.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

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932 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until Friday evening.
* At 9 AM Thursday the stage was 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon.
* 8.0 feet...The main road at Myakka State Park floods.
* 7.0 feet...Trails, picnic areas, and parking lots at Myakka State
  Park flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.0 feet on Jul 20


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

 Myakka Rive   7.0   7.0  Thu 09 AM   7.0    6.9    6.8    6.7    6.5


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


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