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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
301 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2024

...The National Weather Service in Tallahassee FL has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Florida...

  Suwannee River near Wilcox (US 19) affecting Dixie, Levy and
  Gilchrist Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued this evening at 1115 PM EDT.

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FLC029-041-075-190315-
/O.NEW.KTAE.FL.W.0062.240424T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/WCXF1.1.ER.240424T1200Z.240425T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
301 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2024

...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER
NOTICE...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Suwannee River near Wilcox (US 19).

* WHEN...From Wednesday morning until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, In Gilchrist County, water floods much of
  SW County Road 344 West of SW 80th avenue.  In Dixie County, homes
  on Water Street at Pervis Landing are inaccessible.  Flooding
  begins at the Suwannee River RV Park.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 2:30 PM EDT Thursday the stage was 8.6 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
    Wednesday morning and continue rising to 10.1 feet Thursday,
    April 25.
  - Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    10.0 feet on 08/17/2021.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

LAT...LON 2968 8299 2969 8291 2963 8293 2953 8293
      2955 8300 2965 8300


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Godsey


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