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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:24 PM EDT Aug. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Citrus County in west central Florida...
Levy County in northern Florida...

* until 530 PM EDT Monday.

* At 523 PM EDT, Levy County emergency management continues to
report numerous roads closed due to flooding. State Road 24 is
closed from Bronson to State Road 19... and then close to Cedar
Key. County Road 347 is closed from Fowlers Bluff to County Road
345. Significant flooding extends into northwest Citrus County.
Doppler radar indicates widespread rainfall totals of 7 to 13
inches since last Wednesday in much of Levy County and northwest
Citrus County.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Williston, Chiefland, Bronson, Homosassa Springs, Williston
Highlands, east Bronson, Andrews, Williston Municipal Airport,
manattee Road, Fowlers Bluff, Homosassa, Inglis, Fanning Springs,
Otter Creek, Citronelle, Crystal Manor, Manatee Springs State Park,
Lebanon and Citrus Springs.

Additional rainfall amounts of around 1 to 2 inches is possible in
the warned area through Monday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 2954 8265 2954 8256 2948 8255 2948 8241
      2922 8240 2921 8254 2904 8254 2897 8248
      2892 8258 2880 8257 2872 8270 2882 8281
      2892 8277 2910 8289 2911 8294 2905 8307
      2916 8315 2929 8316 2935 8306 2959 8294


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Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 9:45 PM EDT Aug. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

* until further notice.
* At 09 PM Sunday the stage was 28.6 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 28.9 feet tomorrow morning
* impact... at 29.0 feet... docks and boat ramps flood.
* Flood history... this compares to a previous crest of 29.0 feet
on Oct 2 1979.



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

Withlacoochee
Dunnellon 29.0 28.6 sun 09 PM 28.9 28.9 28.9 28.9 28.8




Lat... Lon 2898 8244 2902 8248 2909 8244 2907 8237