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WGUS82 KTBW 210136
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
936 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

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

  Alafia River At Lithia
  Manatee River Near Myakka Head
  Horse Creek Near Arcadia

.Recent heavy rainfall continues to cause minor flooding on area
rivers. Additional rainfall is forecast on Monday.

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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&&

FLC057-220136-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0001.180521T0131Z-180522T1600Z/
/LITF1.1.ER.180521T0100Z.180521T1800Z.180522T1000Z.NO/
936 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Alafia River At Lithia
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 09 PM Sunday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon. The river is expected to fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.
* 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.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 13.5 feet
  on Mar 29 1983.

&&


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

Alafia
 Lithia       13.0  13.0  Sun 09 PM  13.4   12.9   11.5    9.5    7.4


&&


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




$$

FLC081-220136-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180522T2136Z/
/MKHF1.1.ER.180521T0003Z.180521T1800Z.180522T1536Z.NO/
936 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Manatee River Near Myakka Head
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 08 PM Sunday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 13.0 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon. The river is expected to fall below flood stage late
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...at 11.0 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 13.0 feet
  on Sep 29 1979.

&&


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

Manatee
 Myakka Head  11.0  11.0  Sun 08 PM  12.7   11.3    9.0    7.3    6.5


&&


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



$$

FLC027-220136-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180523T0800Z/
/ARHF1.1.ER.180521T0049Z.180521T1200Z.180523T0200Z.NO/
936 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...Flood Warning extended until late Tuesday night...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Horse Creek Near Arcadia
* From this evening through late Tuesday night.
* At 08 PM Sunday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this evening and
  continue to rise to near 13.0 feet by tomorrow morning. The river
  is expected to fall below flood stage by Tuesday before midnight.
* Impact...at 14.0 feet...Buildings in Hidden Acres flood.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 13.0 feet
  on Sep 14 2013.

&&


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

Horse Creek
 Arcadia      12.0  11.9  Sun 08 PM  13.0   12.7   11.7   11.0   10.3


&&


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




$$




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