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Florida, DeSoto

Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:37 AM EDT on August 30, 2015

Expires 10:36 AM EDT on August 31, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Horse Creek near Arcadia
* until further notice.
* At 9 am Sunday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 15.9 feet by early Tuesday morning then
begin falling.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... water is on state highways 72 and 761.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... Royal Park estates are affected near State Road 72.
* Impact... at 14.0 feet... buildings in Hidden Acres flood.
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... the access Road to Hidden Acres is impassable.
* Impact... at 11.0 feet... secondary roads in Hidden Acres and Royal Palm begin
to flood.
* Impact... at 10.5 feet... two homes become isolated.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 15.4 feet on Sep 10
2004.



             Fld observed forecast 8am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Horse Creek
Arcadia 12 15.1 sun 09 am 15.7 15.8 15.0 14.2 13.4




Lat... Lon 2726 8194 2708 8198 2708 8202 2726 8201







1023 am EDT sun Aug 30 2015

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Peace River at Arcadia
* until further notice.
* At 9 am Sunday the stage was... 12.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 15.8 feet by Thursday evening.
Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... up to 60 homes at River Acres are flooded. The
Woman's Club and American Legion are impacted.
* Impact... at 15.5 feet... 25 homes at River Acres are impacted.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... River Acres is impacted.
* 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 crest compares to a previous crest of 15.7 feet on Nov 18
1997.



             Fld observed forecast 8am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Peace
Arcadia 11 12.6 sun 09 am 13.6 14.5 15.3 15.7 15.8




Lat... Lon 2735 8179 2714 8189 2704 8197 2704 8202
2714 8197 2735 8186






Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:37 AM EDT on August 30, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of FL and Florida... including the following in ...
FL... coastal Charlotte... coastal Hernando... coastal
Hillsborough... coastal Lee... coastal Manatee... coastal
Pasco... coastal Sarasota... inland Charlotte... inland
Hernando... inland Hillsborough... inland Lee... inland
Manatee... inland Pasco and inland Sarasota. In
Florida... DeSoto... Hardee... Highlands... Pinellas and Polk.

* Through Monday evening

* deep tropical moisture over the region combined with the
tropical moisture from the remnants of Erika moving into the
southeastern Gulf of Mexico will create a threat for very heavy
rainfall across west central and southwest Florida today through
Monday. 3 to 5 inches of rain with locally higher amounts is
possible.

* Heavy rain may create significant flooding of streets... urban
areas... and low lying flood prone areas. Additional river
flooding may develop across west central Florida... and
flooding will likely be exacerbated on rivers currently in
flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible during the next
24 to 36 hours. Residents living in flood prone areas should take
action to protect property.




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