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Flood warning for Manatee River through Mon. 7/22

Flood Statement from the National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL

609 AM EDT Sun Jul 21 2019

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers in Florida...

Manatee River Near Myakka Head

Manatee River Near Myakka Head will continue to rise as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Minor flooding is expected to continue through for at least the next day.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

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609 AM EDT Sun Jul 21 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for The Manatee River Near Myakka Head until Monday afternoon.

* At 05 AM Sunday the stage was 12.4 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 12.7 feet by this morning. The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow late morning.

* 11.0 feet...Private road and bridge 1 mile downstream flood. Agricultural, rural Kibler area begins to flood.

* Flood history...This compares to a previous crest of 12.7 feet on Aug 17 1983.