573  
WGUS82 KTAE 050142  
FLSTAE  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
842 PM EST THU MAR 4 2021  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FLORIDA...  
 
SUWANNEE RIVER AT BRANFORD (US 27) AFFECTING LAFAYETTE AND  
SUWANNEE COUNTIES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL  
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED TOMORROW.  
 

 
 
FLC067-121-051945-  
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/BFDF1.1.ER.210227T0215Z.210303T0300Z.210306T0600Z.NO/  
842 PM EST THU MAR 4 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SUWANNEE RIVER AT BRANFORD (US 27).  
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 8:00 PM EST THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 8:00 PM EST THURSDAY WAS 25.7 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE FALLING TO 23.8 FEET THURSDAY  
EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 25.3 FEET, THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION  
BEGINS ENFORCEMENT OF A NO WAKE ZONE FROM THE SR-51 BRIDGE AT  
LURAVILLE TO THE LITTLE RIVER SPRING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3000 8294 2993 8288 2987 8287 2987 8294  
2997 8299  
 

 
 
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