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WGUS82 KTBW 271351
FLSTBW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
951 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

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

  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park

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

  Alafia River At Riverview

The Myakka river at Myakka State Park is expected to continue above
flood stage due to expected additional rainfall.  The Alafia river at
Riverview is expected to rise above flood stage for an hour or two
Sunday afternoon due to higher than normal tides due to sub-tropical
storm Alberto.

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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FLC057-272300-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0005.180527T1700Z-180527T2300Z/
/RVWF1.1.ER.180527T1700Z.180527T1700Z.180527T1700Z.NR/
951 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Alafia River At Riverview
* From this afternoon through this evening.
* At 09 AM Sunday the stage was 1.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.2 feet.
* Impact...at 4.2 feet...Water begins to impact homes on Pine Avenue
  and Park Drive.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 4.2 feet
  on Mar 31 2011.

&&


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

Alafia
 Riverview     4.2   1.2  Sun 09 AM   1.7    1.5    1.1    1.1    0.8


&&


LAT...LON 2785 8235 2785 8229 2790 8229 2789 8235




$$

FLC115-281350-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0006.180527T1800Z-180601T0600Z/
/MKCF1.1.ER.180527T1800Z.180529T1800Z.180601T0000Z.NO/
951 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

...Flood Warning extended until late Thursday night...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* From this afternoon through late Thursday night.
* At 09 AM Sunday the stage was 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon
  and continue to rise to near 7.1 feet by Wednesday morning. The
  river is expected to fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* 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 7.1 feet
  on Aug 16 1997.

&&


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

Myakka
 Myakka Rive   7.0   7.0  Sun 09 AM   7.0    7.0    7.1    7.0    6.9


&&


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




$$




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