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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
926 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Florida...

  St Johns River Near Astor affecting Volusia and Lake Counties.

.The Saint Johns River at Astor is forecast to reach Moderate Flood
Stage later today into this evening, and remain at Moderate Flood
Stage through late week into early this weekend. Additional gradual
increases in the river level is possible this week as brisk east to
northeast winds and above normal high tides cause water to backup
along the Upper and Middle Saint Johns River Basin. A slight
decrease in river levels may occur later in the weekend as onshore
winds decrease.

For the St. Johns River...including Astor...Moderate flooding is

926 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the St Johns River Near Astor.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:30 AM EDT Tuesday the stage was 2.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 2.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending
  at 8:30 AM EDT Tuesday was 2.9 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 3.0 feet
  this evening.
* Impact...At 3.0 feet, Moderate flooding, with water covering yards
  and further encroaching on many low lying homes near the river.
  Flooding of many yards and low lying roads near the river.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 3.0
  feet on 06/04/1932.


              Fld   Observed        Forecasts (8 am)
Location      Stg   Stg   Day/Time  Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun

St Johns River
Astor         2.3   2.9   Tue 8 am  3.0   3.0   3.0   3.0   2.9


LAT...LON 2908 8150 2932 8169 2935 8156 2910 8142



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