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WGUS82 KTBW 220134
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
934 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

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

  Horse Creek Near Arcadia


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

  Little Manatee River At Wimauma
  Manatee River Near Myakka Head

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Alafia River At Lithia

.Heavy rain over the past week across west central Florida has
caused several rivers to rise above flood stage.  Additional
rainfall is forecast on Tuesday.  Horse creek has begun to recede
and has dropped below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio. The
latest forecasts can also be found on weather.gov/tampabay. You can
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&&

FLC057-230134-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180524T0000Z/
/LITF1.1.ER.180521T0100Z.180522T1200Z.180523T1800Z.NO/
934 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Alafia River At Lithia
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by tomorrow
  morning. The river is expected to fall below flood stage Wednesday
  early afternoon.
* Impact...at 15 feet...Additional residences downstream of State
  Road 640 bridge begin flooding.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 14.5 feet
  on Sep 7 1981.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY TIME    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Alafia
 Lithia       13.0  14.2  Mon 09 PM  14.5   13.5   11.3    9.0    7.5


&&


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




$$

FLC057-230000-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180523T0000Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.180521T1500Z.180522T0600Z.180522T1800Z.NO/
934 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Manatee River At Wimauma
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 9 PM Monday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 11.5 feet by after midnight
  tomorrow. The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow
  early afternoon.
* Impact...at 11 feet...The river overflows its banks.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 11.5 feet
  on Jul 29 2015.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY TIME    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Little Manatee
 Wimauma      11.0  11.4  Mon 09 PM  11.3    9.8    7.9    6.2    5.4


&&


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




$$

FLC081-221312-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180522T1312Z/
/MKHF1.1.ER.180521T0003Z.180521T1500Z.180522T0712Z.NO/
934 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Manatee River Near Myakka Head
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 8 PM Monday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by early tomorrow.
* Impact...at 11 feet...Private road and bridge 1 mile downstream
  flood. Agricultural, rural Kibler area begins to flood.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 11.5 feet
  on Jun 24 1986.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY TIME    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Manatee
 Myakka Head  11.0  11.5  Mon 08 PM  10.6    9.0    7.8    6.6    6.1


&&


LAT...LON 2746 8217 2743 8224 2745 8233 2752 8233
 2751 8224 2753 8224



$$

FLC027-220204-
/O.CAN.KTBW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180525T0900Z/
/ARHF1.1.ER.180521T0107Z.180521T0845Z.180521T1945Z.NO/
934 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Horse Creek Near Arcadia
* Until late Thursday night.
* At 8 PM Monday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* Impact...at 12 feet...The access road to Hidden Acres is
  impassable.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 12.0 feet
  on Sep 7 2003.

&&


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY TIME    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Horse Creek
 Arcadia      12.0  11.9  Mon 08 PM  11.9   11.7   11.4   11.0   10.6


&&


LAT...LON 2726 8194 2708 8198 2708 8202 2726 8201




$$




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