Flood Statement
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WGUS82 KTBW 231309
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
909 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

...The Flood Warning is canceled for the following rivers in

  Alafia River At Lithia

.Shower activity has dropped over the last couple of days allowing
rivers to lower across the area. A tropical system will bring heavy
rain back into the forecast for the weekend and river will have to
be monitored closely.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

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909 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Alafia River At Lithia
* At 08 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...River Drive and Squirrel Run Way
  downstream of State Road 640 are completely covered by water. One
  home begins to flood.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...Water begins to affect River Drive and
  Squirrel Run Way downstream of State Road 640.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 13.0 feet
  on Jul 21 1959.


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

 Lithia       13.0  12.8  Wed 08 AM  10.2    8.1    7.0    6.2    5.7


LAT...LON 2787 8218 2784 8228 2789 8228 2792 8218


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