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WGUS82 KMLB 231356  
FLSMLB  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE, FL  
956 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
A RIVER FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR...THE SAINT JOHNS RIVER  
NEAR COCOA, ABOVE LAKE HARNEY NEAR GENEVA, NEAR SANFORD, NEAR DELAND,  
AND AT ASTOR.  
   
..MAJOR FLOODING IS ONGOING ABOVE LAKE HARNEY NEAR GENEVA
 
 
 
...MODERATE FLOODING PERSISTS NEAR COCOA, NEAR DELAND, AND AT ASTOR...  
   
..MINOR FLOODING TO CONTINUE NEAR SANFORD
 
 
RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEARLY STEADY OR ONLY SLIGHTLY DECLINE  
THROUGH THE LATE WEEK. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE IN THE FORECAST TODAY THROUGH  
TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND MOVES THROUGH CENTRAL FLORIDA LATE  
TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. REGARDLESS OF ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OVER THE BASIN,  
RIVER LEVELS WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR SEVERAL WEEKS, WITH A VERY  
SLOW RATE OF DECLINE.  
 
FLC009-251356-  
/O.CON.KMLB.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/COCF1.3.ER.170911T0354Z.171006T2000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
956 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ST. JOHNS RIVER NEAR COCOA 9W.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
*AT 16.7 FEET, WATER COVERS YARDS...ENCROACHES ON HOMES AND MAY ENTER  
LOW LYING HOMES ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER IN THE LAKE POINSETT AREA.  
*AT 16.2 FEET, WATER SPREADS UP IN YARDS AND APPROACHES HOMES ALONG  
THE ST JOHNS RIVER IN THE LAKE POINSETT AREA.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM EST/8 AM EDT  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT  
 
ST. JOHNS RIVER  
COCOA 9W 16.2 16.7 MON 09 AM 16.7 16.6 16.6 16.5 16.5  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2805 8072 2835 8080 2855 8090 2854 8099  
 

 
 
FLC117-251356-  
/O.CON.KMLB.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/GENF1.3.ER.170912T0115Z.170919T2230Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
956 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ST. JOHNS RIVER NEAR ABOVE LAKE HARNEY NEAR GENEVA.  
 
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
*AT 10.0 FEET, FLOODING OF HOMES IN LOW LYING AREAS BECOMES MORE  
SIGNIFICANT. MANY SECONDARY ROADS ARE IMPASSABLE, LIMITING ACCESS TO  
HOMES.  
*AT 9.5 FEET, WATER BEGINS TO MOVE INTO HOMES IN LOW LYING AREAS  
ALONG THE RIVER. FLOODING AROUND THE BLACK HAMMOCK AREA NEAR LAKE  
JESUP.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM EST/8 AM EDT  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT  
 
ST. JOHNS RIVER  
ABOVE LAKE 8.5 10.0 MON 09 AM 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2854 8090 2873 8100 2879 8117 2870 8123  
 
 

 
 
FLC117-251356-  
/O.CON.KMLB.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SNFF1.2.ER.170915T0400Z.170923T2030Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
956 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ST. JOHNS RIVER NEAR SANFORD.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
*AT 7.0 FEET, WATER BEGINS TO MOVE OVER SEA WALL AROUND LAKE MONROE  
AND RISES INTO GRASSY AREAS AROUND THE SEA WALL. WATER BEGINS TO  
ENCROACH ON SEMINOLE BOULEVARD.  
*AT 6.5 FEET, WATER ENTERS A FEW LOWER LYING HOMES IN THE STONE  
ISLAND AND STILLBROOK SUBDIVISIONS. THE ROAD INTO STONE ISLAND  
BECOMES IMPASSABLE. WATER RISES ONTO LOW LYING PROPERTY NEAR SANFORD.  
PARKS AND DOCKS ARE FLOODED NEAR LAKE MONROE.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM EST/8 AM EDT  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT  
 
ST. JOHNS RIVER  
SANFORD 6.0 6.9 MON 09 AM 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.8  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2879 8117 2893 8131 2890 8139 2870 8123  
 

 
 
FLC069-127-251355-  
/O.CON.KMLB.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DLAF1.3.ER.170912T0745Z.171007T1230Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
956 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ST JOHNS RIVER NEAR DELAND.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
*AT 5.0 FEET, WATER STARTS TO ENTER BUILDINGS AROUND HONTOON ISLAND.  
MANY SECONDARY ROADS AND HOMES IN LOW LYING AREAS ARE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM EST/8 AM EDT  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT  
 
ST. JOHNS RIVER  
DELAND 4.2 5.2 MON 09 AM 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2893 8131 2910 8142 2908 8150 2890 8139  
 

 
 
FLC069-127-251355-  
/O.CON.KMLB.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/ASTF1.2.ER.170910T2026Z.171006T2030Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
956 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ST JOHNS RIVER NEAR ASTOR.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
*AT 3.5 FEET, MODERATE FLOODING OCCURS WITH MANY YARDS AND STREETS  
ALONG THE RIVER AND WITH CANALS FLOODED, WATER ENTERS THE FIRST FLOOR  
OF LOW LYING HOMES. FLOODING TO DOCKS AND YARDS AT CONDOMINIUMS ON  
JUNO TRAIL AND DOCKS AT ASTOR BRIDGE MARINA. ROADS FLOODED IN SOUTH  
MOON FISH CAMP AND STARTING TO MOVE OVER THE SEA WALL AT BLAIR'S  
JUNGLE DEN.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM EST/8 AM EDT  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT  
 
ST. JOHNS RIVER  
ASTOR 2.8 3.8 MON 09 AM 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2910 8142 2935 8157 2932 8169 2908 8150  
 

 
 
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