Manatee County, Florida
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Flood Warning
FLC081-260408-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0018.141126T1934Z-141128T2015Z/
/MKHF1.1.ER.141126T1934Z.141127T1200Z.141128T1415Z.NO/
1008 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD
* FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 9 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS...3.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EARLY
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.8 FEET BY THURSDAY
MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE
FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...PRIVATE ROAD AND BRIDGE 1 MILE DOWNSTREAM
FLOOD. AGRICULTURAL...RURAL KIBLER AREA BEGINS TO FLOOD.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 13.7
FEET ON JUL 25 1979.

&&


FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI SAT SUN

MANATEE
MYAKKA HEAD 11 3.4 TUE 09 AM 8.4 13.8 11.3 8.6 6.6


&&


LAT...LON 2746 8217 2743 8224 2745 8233 2752 8233
2751 8224 2753 8224



$$

Flood Warning
FLC081-261545-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0018.141127T0900Z-141128T0600Z/
/MKHF1.1.ER.141127T0900Z.141127T1200Z.141128T0000Z.NO/
945 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR THE MANATEE RIVER NEAR MYAKKA HEAD
* FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
* AT 9 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.4 FEET
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY MORNING AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.4 FEET BY THURSDAY MORNING.THE RIVER IS EXPECTED
TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 11 FEET...PRIVATE ROAD AND BRIDGE 1 MILE DOWNSTREAM FLOOD.
AGRICULTURAL, RURAL KIBLER AREA BEGINS TO FLOOD.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 11.4 FEET ON SEP 18
2013.

&&


FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI SAT SUN

MANATEE
MYAKKA HEAD 11 3.4 TUE 09 PM 5.7 11.4 9.7 7.3 5.7


&&


LAT...LON 2746 8217 2743 8224 2745 8233 2752 8233
2751 8224 2753 8224



$$

Flood Watch
FLZ050-052-056-057-061-149-151-155-160-249-251-255-260-261700-
/O.CON.KTBW.FA.A.0004.000000T0000Z-141126T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-INLAND SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLEARWATER...ST. PETERSBURG...
LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...WAUCHULA...SEBRING...AVON PARK...
ARCADIA...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...TAMPA...APOLLO BEACH...
WESTCHASE...BRADENTON...ANNA MARIA ISLAND...VENICE...SARASOTA...
ENGLEWOOD...DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...
SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...
NORTH PORT
317 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH...COASTAL MANATEE...COASTAL
PASCO...COASTAL SARASOTA...DESOTO...HARDEE...HIGHLANDS...
INLAND HILLSBOROUGH...INLAND MANATEE...INLAND PASCO...INLAND
SARASOTA...PINELLAS AND POLK.

* UNTIL NOON EST TODAY

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES HAVE OCCURRED
ACROSS THE AREA. EVEN SMALL AMOUNTS OF ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD
PROLONG LOCALIZED FLOODING.

* ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY STILL BE COVERED WITH WATER IN
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
UPDATES.

&&

$$




High Surf Advisory
FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
321 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
BUILD SURF INTO THE 4 TO 5 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON
WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST. THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement
FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
321 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
BUILD SURF INTO THE 4 TO 5 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON
WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST. THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


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