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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1026 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN FLORIDA..
  SANTA FE RIVER AT FORT WHITE AFFECTING ALACHUA...COLUMBIA AND
  GILCHRIST COUNTIES
  SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS ESTATES AFFECTING COLUMBIA...
  GILCHRIST AND SUWANNEE COUNTIES
  SANTA FE RIVER AT HILDRETH ON U.S. 129 BRIDGE AFFECTING GILCHRIST
  AND SUWANNEE COUNTIES

.ELEVATED WATER LEVELS ON THE SUWANNEE RIVER WILL KEEP THE SANTA FE
BACKED UP...WHILE A HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT IS EXPECTED TO BRING ANOTHER
2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ACROSS THE SANTA FE RIVER BASIN FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS...AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. IF YOU
SEE FLOOD WATERS...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND AND DO NOT DROWN.

FOR GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON YOUR STATE. SELECT RIVERS AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT
CONDITIONS. THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE PAGE PROVIDES
CURRENT AND FORECAST RIVER INFORMATION...GAGE LOCATIONS...IMPACTS...
AND HISTORICAL CREST INFORMATION FOR ALL FORECAST POINTS BY CLICKING
ON EACH POINT.

&&

FLC001-023-041-181426-
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/FWHF1.2.ER.140412T0544Z.140422T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1026 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SANTA FE RIVER AT FORT WHITE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.9 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 29.2 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL
  RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 26.0 FEET...DAMAGE TO HOMES AT LOW ELEVATION AS WELL AS
  BASEMENT AREAS UNDERNEATH HOMES ON STILTS IS LIKELY.
* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...MINOR DAMAGE TO DWELLINGS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO
  BOAT WASH.



&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SANTA FE
  FORT WHITE    24  23.9 THU 10 AM   23.8   24.3   27.1   28.3   29.2


&&


LAT...LON 2990 8278 2981 8269 2983 8261 2985 8264 2985 8268 2993 8276



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