Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1033 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

A RIVER FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA
HEAD...THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA...THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT
WIMAUMA...THE MYAKKA RIVER AT THE MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK...THE PEACE
RIVER AT ARCADIA...AND THE HORSE CREEK NEAR ARCADIA...

.MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IF
ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN OCCURS OVER THE RIVER BASINS THE FLOODING WILL
BECOME WORSE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-011533-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141005T0900Z/
/LITF1.2.ER.140927T2255Z.140929T0145Z.141005T0300Z.NO/
1033 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
* AT 10 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.3 FEET
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13 FEET
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.4 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW.
  THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 15 FEET...ADDITIONAL RESIDENCES DOWNSTREAM OF STATE ROAD 640
  BRIDGE BEGIN FLOODING.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 14.4 FEET ON AUG
29 2012.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN

ALAFIA
 LITHIA       13 15.3  TUE 10 PM  15.4   14.4   13.7   13.3   12.8


&&


LAT...LON 2787 8218 2784 8228 2789 8228 2792 8218




$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1033 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

A RIVER FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA
HEAD...THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA...THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT
WIMAUMA...THE MYAKKA RIVER AT THE MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK...THE PEACE
RIVER AT ARCADIA...AND THE HORSE CREEK NEAR ARCADIA...

.MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IF
ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN OCCURS OVER THE RIVER BASINS THE FLOODING WILL
BECOME WORSE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-011533-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-141004T0000Z/
/WIMF1.2.ER.140928T0058Z.140929T0745Z.141003T1800Z.NO/
1033 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES
FOR THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING
* AT 10 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.7 FEET
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.8 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW.
  THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...FLOODING OF SEVERAL HOUSES BEGINS NEAR 32ND AND 33RD
  STREETS IN RUSKIN.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 14.3 FEET ON SEP
26 2013.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN

LITTLE MANATEE
 WIMAUMA      11 13.7  TUE 10 PM  13.8   12.6   11.2   10.1    9.1


&&


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




$$