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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1012 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

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

  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
  Peace River At Bartow
  Horse Creek Near Arcadia

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

  Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
  Peace River At Zolfo Springs
  Peace River At Arcadia

.More typical summer time pattern this week will allow river levels
to slowly recede over the coming days.

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
follow NWSTampaBay on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

&&

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1012 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Bartow
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by early Sunday
  morning.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...Private roads downstream flood.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 8.5 feet
  on Nov 27 1953.

&&


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

Peace
 Bartow        8.0   8.5  Tue 09 AM   8.4    8.3    8.2    8.1    7.9


&&


LAT...LON 2791 8178 2762 8176 2762 8184 2791 8186




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1012 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Zolfo Springs
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Saturday
  morning.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 18.2 feet
  on Sep 7 1935.

&&


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

Peace
 Zolfo Sprin  16.0  18.2  Tue 09 AM  17.8   17.3   16.7   16.0   15.3


&&


LAT...LON 2762 8176 2735 8179 2735 8187 2762 8184




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1012 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Peace River At Arcadia
* Until further notice.
* At 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 13.9 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact...at 15.0 feet...River Acres is impacted.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Peace River Campground floods and 6 homes
  at River Acres are impacted.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Peace River Estates floods affecting
  several dozen homes.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...The Girl Scout camp floods.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Access roads to river acres become
  flooded.
* Impact...at 10.0 feet...3 to 4 homes in the river acres
  subdivision flood and the lowest portion of the girl scout camp
  floods.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 14.1 feet
  on Sep 3 1953.

&&


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

Peace
 Arcadia      11.0  14.1  Tue 09 AM  13.9   13.6   13.2   12.7   12.2


&&


LAT...LON 2735 8179 2714 8189 2704 8197 2704 8202
 2714 8197 2735 8186



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1012 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Thursday
  morning.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...Flooding begins at the recreation area on
  State Road 54.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 8.2 feet
  on Aug 12 2012.

&&


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

Cypress Creek
 Worthington   8.0   8.2  Tue 09 AM   8.1    8.0    7.8    7.6    7.3


&&


LAT...LON 2819 8234 2814 8234 2814 8240 2819 8240




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1012 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until Saturday evening.
* At 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Saturday early
  afternoon.
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Most of Myakka State Park is closed.
* Impact...at 8.0 feet...The main road at Myakka State Park floods.
* Impact...at 7.0 feet...Trails, picnic areas, and parking lots at
  Myakka State Park flood.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 7.9 feet
  on Jul 5 2002.

&&


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

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7.0   7.9  Tue 09 AM   7.7    7.4    7.1    7.0    6.9


&&


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




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1012 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday evening...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Horse Creek Near Arcadia
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Thursday early
  afternoon.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Buildings in Hidden Acres flood.
* Impact...at 12.0 feet...The access road to Hidden Acres is
  impassable.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Secondary roads in hidden acres and royal
  palm begin to flood.
* Impact...at 10.5 feet...Two homes become isolated.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 13.4 feet
  on Sep 23 1983.

&&


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

Horse Creek
 Arcadia      12.0  13.4  Tue 09 AM  12.8   12.1   11.5   10.9   10.3


&&


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




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