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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
934 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

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

  Horse Creek Near Arcadia

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

  Little Manatee River At Wimauma
  Manatee River Near Myakka Head

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

  Alafia River At Lithia

.Heavy rain over the past week across west central Florida has
caused several rivers to rise above flood stage.  Additional
rainfall is forecast on Tuesday.  Horse creek has begun to recede
and has dropped below flood stage.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

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934 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Manatee River Near Myakka Head
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 8 PM Monday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* The river is expected to fall below flood stage by early tomorrow.
* 11 feet...Private road and bridge 1 mile downstream
  flood. Agricultural, rural Kibler area begins to flood.
* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 11.5 feet
  on Jun 24 1986.


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

 Myakka Head  11.0  11.5  Mon 08 PM  10.6    9.0    7.8    6.6    6.1


LAT...LON 2746 8217 2743 8224 2745 8233 2752 8233
 2751 8224 2753 8224


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