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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
842 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

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

  Cypress Creek At Worthington Gardens
  Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
  Horse Creek Near Arcadia

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

  Peace River At Bartow
  Peace River At Zolfo Springs
  Peace River At Arcadia

.More typical summer time pattern this week will allow river levels
to slowly recede over the coming days. However, any slow moving
thunderstorm producing heavy rain across a particular basin
may cause additional flooding.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

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842 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Saturday night...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Myakka River At Myakka River State Park
* Until late Saturday night.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Saturday
* 8.5 feet...Most of Myakka State Park is closed.
* 8.0 feet...The main road at Myakka State Park floods.
* 7.0 feet...Trails, picnic areas, and parking lots at
  Myakka State Park flood.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 7.6 feet
  on Jul 25 1943.


               FLD        OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION       STG   STG  DAY  TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

 Myakka Rive   7.0   7.6  Wed 08 PM   7.2    7.0    6.9    6.8    MSG


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


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