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WGUS82 KTBW 041531  
FLSTBW  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
1131 AM EDT THU OCT 4 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING  
RIVERS IN FLORIDA...  
 
MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK  
 
.WHILE THE DRY TREND CONTINUES, SOME RIVER LEVELS REMAIN ELEVATED  
WITH THE MYAKKA RIVER EXPECTED TO STAY IN FLOOD STAGE UNTIL LATER  
TODAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
FLC115-050000-  
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0059.000000T0000Z-181005T0000Z/  
/MKCF1.1.ER.180928T2030Z.181001T0115Z.181004T1800Z.NO/  
1131 AM EDT THU OCT 4 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK  
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.  
* AT 11 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.0 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 THIS AFTERNOON.  
* 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 7.0 FEET  
ON JUL 20 1941.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
 
MYAKKA  
MYAKKA RIVE 7.0 7.0 THU 11 AM 6.8 6.6 6.3 6.1 5.9  
 

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

 
 
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