DE SOTO County, Florida
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Flood Warning
FLC027-301446-
/O.CON.KTBW.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARCF1.1.ER.150818T0230Z.150902T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Peace River At Arcadia.
* Until further notice.
* At 08 PM Saturday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 13.4 feet by Wednesday morning then
begin falling.
* Impact...at 13.0 feet...Peace River Estates floods affecting several dozen
homes.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.3 feet on Jul 6
2013.

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FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Peace
Arcadia 11 11.7 Sat 08 PM 12.7 13.0 13.2 13.4 13.3


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



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Flood Warning
FLC027-301453-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARHF1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150831T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
953 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...The Flood
Warning continues for The Horse Creek Near Arcadia.
* Until further notice.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was...13.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 14.8 feet by tomorrow evening then
begin falling.
* Impact...at 15 feet...Royal Park Estates are affected near State Road 72.
* Impact...at 14 feet...Buildings in Hidden Acres flood.
* Impact...at 12 feet...The access road to Hidden Acres is impassable.
* Impact...at 11 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 14.7 feet on Aug 20
2004.

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FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Horse Creek
Arcadia 12 13.8 Sat 09 PM 14.5 14.8 14.4 13.5 12.9


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LAT...LON 2726 8194 2708 8198 2708 8202 2726 8201




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Flood Watch
FLZ050-052-056-057-061-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-248-249-251-
255-260-262-265-310000-
/O.CON.KTBW.FA.A.0007.150830T1200Z-150901T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL HERNANDO-
COASTAL PASCO-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-
COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND HERNANDO-
INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-
INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. PETERSBURG...CLEARWATER...LARGO...
LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...WAUCHULA...BOWLING GREEN...
ZOLFO SPRINGS...SEBRING...AVON PARK...PLACID LAKES...ARCADIA...
HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...TAMPA...
APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...BRADENTON...ANNA MARIA ISLAND...
VENICE...SARASOTA...ENGLEWOOD...PORT CHARLOTTE...PUNTA GORDA...
CAPE CORAL...CAPTIVA...SANIBEL...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL...
DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...
SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...
NORTH PORT...BABCOCK RANCH...FORT MYERS...LEHIGH ACRES
637 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 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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