569  
WGUS42 KTBW 191416  
FLWTBW  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
1016 AM EDT SAT OCT 19 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...  
 
LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA  
 
.HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM NESTOR HAS CAUSED A RAPID RISE  
OF WATER LEVEL ALONG THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER. THE WATER LEVEL WILL REACH FLOOD  
STAGE BY THIS EVENING, THEN START TO RECEDE ON SUNDAY WITH DECREASING RAINFALL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO. THE  
LATEST FORECASTS CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON WEATHER.GOV/TAMPABAY. YOU CAN  
FOLLOW NWSTAMPABAY ON TWITTER AND LIKE US ON FACEBOOK.  
 

 
 
FLC057-200315-  
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0038.191019T2336Z-191020T2300Z/  
/WIMF1.1.ER.191019T2336Z.191020T0600Z.191020T1700Z.NO/  
1016 AM EDT SAT OCT 19 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA  
* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 10 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS...8.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.6 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW. THE  
RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EARLY  
AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ITS BANKS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 11.6 FEET  
ON SEP 2 1959.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE WED THU  
 
LITTLE MANATEE  
WIMAUMA 11.0 8.5 SAT 10 AM 11.5 8.6 6.1 4.9 4.5  
 

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

 
 
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