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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
943 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

...The Flood Warning is canceled for the following rivers in
Florida...

  Alafia River At Lithia


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

  Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
  Horse Creek Near Arcadia

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

  Little Manatee River At Wimauma
  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
  Peace River At Bartow
  Peace River At Zolfo Springs
  Peace River At Arcadia

.The southwest flow that have given us widespread rain over the last
7 days has finally started to break down as the ridge heads north.
This will help to bring us our typical summer time
thunderstorm activity and should give some relief for the river
basins as they start to fall.

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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&&

FLC057-191200-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-190819T1200Z/
/WIMF1.1.ER.190814T0745Z.190816T2115Z.190819T0600Z.NO/
943 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Manatee River At Wimauma
* Until Monday morning.
* At 09 PM Sunday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by early 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.

&&


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

Little Manatee
 Wimauma      11.0  11.3  Sun 09 PM  10.6    8.8    7.4    6.3    5.5


&&


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




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