836  
WGUS82 KTBW 231338  
FLSTBW  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
938 AM EDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING  
RIVERS IN FLORIDA...  
 
CYPRESS CREEK AT WORTHINGTON GARDENS  
PEACE RIVER AT BARTOW  
PEACE RIVER AT ARCADIA  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FLORIDA
 
 
MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK  
PEACE RIVER AT ZOLFO SPRINGS  
 
.DUE TO RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL, SEVERAL RIVERS ACROSS THE REGION  
CONTINUE TO REMAIN IN FLOOD STAGE. HOWEVER, DRIER WEATHER HAS CAUSED  
WATER LEVELS TO BEGIN TO FALL. PENDING NO ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL,  
WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
FLC101-231900-  
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-190823T1900Z/  
/WRGF1.1.ER.190817T1945Z.190820T1300Z.190823T1300Z.NO/  
938 AM EDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CYPRESS CREEK AT WORTHINGTON GARDENS  
* UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON.  
* AT 09 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS AT THE RECREATION AREA ON  
STATE ROAD 54.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.1 FEET  
ON JUL 27 2013.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
CYPRESS CREEK  
WORTHINGTON 8.0 8.0 FRI 09 AM 7.8 7.5 7.3 7.1 6.9  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2819 8234 2814 8234 2814 8240 2819 8240  
 

 
 
FLC115-241337-  
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-190825T1800Z/  
/MKCF1.1.ER.190812T0730Z.190819T1145Z.190825T1200Z.NO/  
938 AM EDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK  
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 09 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...THE MAIN ROAD AT MYAKKA STATE PARK FLOODS.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...TRAILS, PICNIC AREAS, AND PARKING LOTS AT  
MYAKKA STATE PARK FLOOD.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.3 FEET  
ON AUG 2 2013.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
MYAKKA  
MYAKKA RIVE 7.0 7.3 FRI 09 AM 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.5 6.3  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2726 8226 2715 8234 2715 8238 2731 8226  
 

 
 
FLC105-241337-  
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-190825T1200Z/  
/BARF1.3.ER.190730T0530Z.190731T0045Z.190825T0600Z.NR/  
938 AM EDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEACE RIVER AT BARTOW  
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.  
* AT 09 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.1 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...PRIVATE ROADS DOWNSTREAM FLOOD.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.1 FEET  
ON OCT 14 2011.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
PEACE  
BARTOW 8.0 8.1 FRI 09 AM 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.6  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2791 8178 2762 8176 2762 8184 2791 8186  
 

 
 
FLC049-241337-  
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-190824T1500Z/  
/ZFSF1.1.ER.190803T1637Z.190817T1130Z.190824T0900Z.NO/  
938 AM EDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEACE RIVER AT ZOLFO SPRINGS  
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 08 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 16.6 FEET  
ON JAN 26 1958.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
PEACE  
ZOLFO SPRIN 16.0 16.5 FRI 08 AM 15.9 15.5 14.9 14.2 13.5  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2762 8176 2735 8179 2735 8187 2762 8184  
 

 
 
FLC027-241337-  
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-190827T1200Z/  
/ARCF1.2.ER.190806T0707Z.190819T2200Z.190827T0600Z.NO/  
938 AM EDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEACE RIVER AT ARCADIA  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 08 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...PEACE RIVER CAMPGROUND FLOODS AND 6 HOMES  
AT RIVER ACRES ARE IMPACTED.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...PEACE RIVER ESTATES FLOODS AFFECTING  
SEVERAL DOZEN HOMES.  
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...THE GIRL SCOUT CAMP FLOODS.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...ACCESS ROADS TO RIVER ACRES BECOME  
FLOODED.  
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...3 TO 4 HOMES IN THE RIVER ACRES  
SUBDIVISION FLOOD AND THE LOWEST PORTION OF THE GIRL SCOUT CAMP  
FLOODS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 13.2 FEET  
ON JUL 21 1959.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
PEACE  
ARCADIA 11.0 13.2 FRI 08 AM 12.7 12.1 11.5 10.9 10.3  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2735 8179 2714 8189 2704 8197 2704 8202  
2714 8197 2735 8186  
 

 
 
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