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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:39 AM EST Dec. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Santa Fe River at Hildreth on U.S. 129 bridge.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.3 feet by
Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... houses in Three Rivers Estates begin to
flood.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... campgrounds at Sandy Point begin to flood.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... low lying roads along the river begin to
flood.






               Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Santa Fe
Hildreth on 20 20.0 sun 10 am 20.2 20.6 21.1 21.6 22.2




Lat... Lon 2990 8283 2990 8285 2989 8287 2989 8288 2992 8288 2993 8283






1039 am EST sun Dec 16 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Santa Fe River at Three Rivers Estates.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.6 feet by
Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet... homes are inaccessible along River Run Road
in Suwannee County west of 33rd Road.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... River Run Road at 29th loop floods in
Suwannee County. Santa Fe Road in Columbia County is inaccessible.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... homes are surrounded on River Run Road in
Suwannee County. Structures flood along Santa Fe Road west of Idaho
parkway in Columbia County.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... access to homes on Santa Fe Road below SW
Riverside Avenue becomes restricted in Columbia. Flooding begins on
Santa Fe and Wilson Springs Road.
* Impact... at 19.8 feet... waters begins to affect homes in the
Hollingsworth Bluff area at State Route 47.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... water begins to enter backyards of
residences along the ichetucknee river.
* Impact... at 18.8 feet... Florida fish and wildlife commission expands
the no wake zone restriction further upstream on the Santa Fe River
from the unnamed island 1.5 miles downstream on the wilson's Spring
boat ramp to one-half mile upstream of the State Road 47 bridge.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... water begins to flood River Run Road in
Suwannee County.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... water begins to enter backyards of
residences on Santa Fe Road in Columbia County and on River Run
Road in Suwannee County.
* Impact... at 16.2 feet... Florida fish and wildlife commission begins
enforcement of a no wake zone on the Santa Fe River from the
unnamed island 1.5 miles downstream of the wilson's Spring boat
ramp to the confluence with the Suwannee River and on the
ichetucknee river upstream to the US 27 bridge.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... lowland flooding begins on SW Santa Fe drive
south of Santa Fe Road in Columbia County.





               Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Santa Fe
three river 17 20.3 sun 10 am 20.5 21.0 21.5 22.1 22.7




Lat... Lon 2990 8278 2992 8280 2990 8283 2993 8283 2996 8279 2993 8276






1029 am EST sun Dec 16 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at Suwannee Springs.
* From late Monday night until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:15 am Sunday the stage was 63.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 65.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
to rise to near 68.8 feet by Friday morning. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 67.0 feet... evacuation of some homes begins.
* Impact... at 65.0 feet... low lying roads along the river will be
flooded and may be closed.
* Impact... at 61.0 feet... low lying roads along the river may begin to
flood (including SW 79th terrace). All public boats ramps will be
closed.






               Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Suwannee - upper
Suwannee sp 65 63.0 sun 09 am 64.1 65.2 66.3 67.5 68.8




Lat... Lon 3044 8315 3046 8305 3039 8288 3036 8290 3042 8306 3041 8312






1029 am EST sun Dec 16 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at White Springs.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:30 am Sunday the stage was 78.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 76.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 82.5 feet by
early Friday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 81.0 feet... the potential exists for power interruption
to homes.
* Impact... at 80.0 feet... area known as Suwannee Valley is inundated
and secondary roads are closed. Flooding begins at Stephen f.
Foster State Park.
* Impact... at 79.0 feet... water begins to enter homes and secondary
roads become flooded.
* Impact... at 72.0 feet... low lying roads along the river may begin to
flood. All public boat ramps will be closed.





               Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Suwannee - upper
white Sprin 76 78.7 sun 09 am 79.9 80.8 81.6 82.3 82.5




Lat... Lon 3039 8288 3034 8275 3035 8269 3032 8268 3031 8277 3036 8290






1019 am EST sun Dec 16 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at Branford (us 27).
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 24.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 28.3 feet by Sunday morning. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 28.0 feet: in Lafayette County, flooding begins on NE
Gold Dust Road.


Lat... Lon 3000 8294 2989 8285 2982 8287 2982 8296 2987 8293 2997 8299





1019 am EST sun Dec 16 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at Luraville (sr 51).
* From late tonight, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:15 am Sunday the stage was 34.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast: rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
rise to near 39.9 feet by Sunday morning. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 40.0 feet: flooding extends through wooded areas on the
Suwannee County side of the river along sr-51. In Lafayette County,
NW Savannah Road floods.


Lat... Lon 3013 8319 3012 8307 3000 8294 2997 8299 3006 8310 3008 8323