798  
WGUS42 KMFL 221542  
FLWMFL  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
1142 AM EDT WED SEP 22 2021  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI FL HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FLORIDA...  
 
FISHEATING CREEK NEAR PALMDALE AFFECTING GLADES COUNTY.  
 
FOR THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE/FISHEATING CREEK...INCLUDING PALMDALE...  
MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
THIS WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL THE RIVER FALLS BELOW ITS FLOOD  
STAGE.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
STAY TUNED TO FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO YOUR LOCAL RADIO,  
TELEVISION, OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED THURSDAY MORNING AT 1100 AM EDT.  
 

 
 
FLC043-231500-  
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1142 AM EDT WED SEP 22 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE FISHEATING CREEK NEAR PALMDALE.  
* FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT TO SUNDAY MORNING.  
* AT 11:00 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
FRIDAY MORNING TO A CREST OF 7.1 FEET FRIDAY MORNING AND REMAIN AT  
7.1 FEET THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE ON SUNDAY.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET, FISHEATING CREEK IS GOING INTO FLOOD STAGE.  
ACCESS ROAD TO CAMPGROUND AND THE BATH HOUSE WILL BE FLOODED.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.1  
FEET ON 10/17/1938.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2693 8137 2698 8135 2695 8126 2690 8129  
 

 
 
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