Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
746 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

...The National Weather Service in Tampa Fl has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers...

  Little Manatee River At Wimauma

.Heavy rain over the last week has caused many rivers to rise across
the area. This includes the Little Manatee River at Wimauma which is
now forecasted to be in minor flood stage by this afternoon. Rivers
will have to be watched closely as more rain is forecast to fall
during the work week.

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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FLC057-220045-
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/WIMF1.1.ER.180521T1500Z.180522T0000Z.180522T1200Z.NO/
746 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Tampa Fl has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Little Manatee River At Wimauma
* From this morning until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 07 AM Monday the stage was...10.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by late this
  morning and continue to rise to near 11.3 feet by this evening.The
  river is expected to fall below flood stage by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...The river overflows its banks.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 11.3 feet
  on Sep 23 1969.

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

Little Manatee
 Wimauma      11.0  10.7  Mon 07 AM  11.0    8.3    6.1    5.3


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




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