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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
911 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE
RIVER AT WIMAUMA...
...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING
FOR THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD

.WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN LATE LAST WEEK HAS
RESULTED IN A FEW AREA RIVERS SOUTHEAST OF TAMPA TO GO
INTO MINOR FLOOD. ALTHOUGH THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER IS
CURRENTLY FORECAST TO REACH JUST BELOW FLOOD STAGE...
HIGH RAIN CHANCES THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL CONTINUE THE
THREAT OF FLOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-221311-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0007.140922T0300Z-140922T1400Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.140922T0300Z.140922T0600Z.140922T0800Z.NO/
911 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA
* FROM TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING
* AT 08 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.8 FEET
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 11.1 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW.THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ITS BANKS.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 11.4 FEET ON SEP 17
  2013.

&&


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

LITTLE MANATEE
 WIMAUMA      11   9.8  SUN 08 AM  10.8   10.6   10.8   10.2    9.4


&&


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




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