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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued April 21 at 4:31PM EDT by NWS Jacksonville FL

At 431 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Blue Springs, or 7 miles west of Suwannee River State Park, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts around 40 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Jasper, White Springs, Suwannee Springs, Suwannee River State Park, Belmont, Blue Springs, and Crossroads.

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Area
Suwannee; Eastern Hamilton; Western Hamilton

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued April 21 at 4:24PM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

At 424 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Madison, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Madison, Lee, and Hopewell.

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Area
Madison

Rip Current Statement

Rip Current Statement issued April 21 at 12:01PM EDT until April 21 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents. * WHERE...Bay County Beaches. * WHEN...Through this evening. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

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Area
Coastal Bay

Rip Current Statement

Rip Current Statement issued April 21 at 12:01PM EDT until April 21 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents. * WHERE...Gulf County Beaches. * WHEN...Through this evening. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

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Area
Coastal Gulf

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:41AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Suwannee River near Manatee Springs affecting Dixie and Levy Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Suwannee River near Manatee Springs. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 8.0 feet, In Dixie County, flooding continues to expand at New Pine Landing. Most of SE 851st street is flooded and SE 837th street begins to flood. Water spreads out through the woods and approaches SE 311st avenue. Flooding worsens near Yellow Jacket with many areas east of SE 793rd street flooded. In Levy County, Minor flooding affects areas along the Manatee Spring run in the state Park. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:00 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 7.1 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 9:00 AM EDT Sunday was 7.1 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 7.9 feet Friday evening. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.1 feet on 01/05/2019. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Dixie, FL; Levy, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:40AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Florida... Suwannee River near Wilcox (US 19) affecting Dixie, Levy and Gilchrist Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Suwannee River near Wilcox (US 19). * WHEN...From Wednesday evening until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, In Gilchrist County, water floods much of SW County Road 344 West of SW 80th avenue. In Dixie County, homes on Water Street at Pervis Landing are inaccessible. Flooding begins at the Suwannee River RV Park. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 9.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage Wednesday evening and continue rising to 10.2 feet early Friday afternoon. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Flood stage is 10.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.0 feet on 08/17/2021. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Dixie, FL; Gilchrist, FL; Levy, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:39AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Suwannee River at Rock Bluff near Bell (CR 340) affecting Dixie, Lafayette and Gilchrist Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Suwannee River at Rock Bluff near Bell (CR 340). * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 19.0 feet, The boat ramp at the end of NE 967th Street may flood. Water begins to flood Vicky Guynn Way in Lafayette County. In Gilchrist County, flooding affects areas between the river and NW 72nd Way. Flooding expands considerably around NW 73rd Way and NW 82nd terrace. Much of NW 6th street is flooded. Residences begin to be affected near SW 77th Avenue. In Dixie County, water overspreads the bank at Turner Point, flooding the boat access area and the backyards of several residences near the river. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 17.9 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 AM EDT Sunday was 17.9 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 18.7 feet Thursday morning. - Flood stage is 17.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.3 feet on 12/29/2018. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Dixie, FL; Gilchrist, FL; Lafayette, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:38AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Suwannee River at Luraville (SR 51) affecting Suwannee and Lafayette Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Suwannee River at Luraville (SR 51). * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 37.0 feet, Agricultural and timber lands flooded. In Suwannee County flooding begins to affect the western portion of 290th drive near Boeing Drive. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 37.3 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 AM EDT Sunday was 37.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 37.7 feet Tuesday morning. - Flood stage is 35.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 37.8 feet on 12/26/2018. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Lafayette, FL; Suwannee, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:38AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Suwannee River at Branford (US 27) affecting Suwannee and Lafayette Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Suwannee River at Branford (US 27). * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 27.0 feet, In Lafayette County, flooding expands along SE River Drive, isolating homes in the area. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 26.8 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 AM EDT Sunday was 26.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 27.5 feet Wednesday morning. - Flood stage is 25.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 27.3 feet on 04/15/1970. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Lafayette, FL; Suwannee, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:34AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Aucilla River at Lamont (US 27) affecting Madison, Taylor and Jefferson Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Aucilla River at Lamont (US 27). * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 55.0 feet, Widespread lowland flooding will occur. Water will approach a few houses on US Highway 27. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:45 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 54.4 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 9:45 AM EDT Sunday was 54.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall to 53.1 feet Friday morning. - Flood stage is 53.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 54.4 feet on 04/04/1987. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Jefferson, FL; Madison, FL; Taylor, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:33AM EDT until April 25 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... St. Marks River near Newport On Old Magnolia Rd affecting Wakulla and Leon Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...St. Marks River near Newport On Old Magnolia Rd. * WHEN...Until Thursday morning. * IMPACTS...At 9.0 feet, Several structures on Old Magnolia Road are surrounded by water up to 1 foot deep in Wakulla County. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 8.8 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 AM EDT Sunday was 8.9 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Wednesday evening and continue falling to 7.7 feet Friday morning. - Flood stage is 8.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.6 feet on 04/01/1987. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Leon, FL; Wakulla, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:27AM EDT until April 26 at 5:00AM EDT by NWS Jacksonville FL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Florida... Suwannee River At Suwannee Springs affecting Suwannee and Hamilton Counties. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/forecasts.php?wfo=jax. The next statement will be issued Monday morning at 1030 AM EDT. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Suwannee River at Suwannee Springs. * WHEN...Until early Friday morning. * IMPACTS...At 60.0 feet, Water comes over the bank at Suwannee Springs Park and begins to flood low lying areas of the park in Suwannee County. In Hamilton County, portions of SW 79th Terrace begin to flood. At 62.0 feet, In Suwannee County, the entrance to the Suwannee Springs Park floods. Deese-Howard boat ramp is inaccessible. At 63.0 feet, In Hamilton County, much of SW 79th Terrace is flooded at this level. Access to homes in the area is restricted. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:15 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 61.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 61.6 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage late Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 60.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Hamilton, FL; Suwannee, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:27AM EDT by NWS Jacksonville FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Santa Fe River At Hildreth On U.s. 129 Bridge affecting Suwannee and Gilchrist Counties. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/forecasts.php?wfo=jax. The next statement will be issued Monday morning at 1030 AM EDT. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Santa Fe River at Hildreth On U.s. 129 Bridge. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 18.0 feet, Boat ramps begin to flood along the Santa Fe River from the confluence with the Suwannee River upstream to River Run Road in Suwannee County. At 20.0 feet, The campgrounds at Sandy Point in Suwannee County begin to flood. Water floods the parking area on the east side of Sandy Point. At 22.0 feet, Water reaches the top of the bank and boat ramp at Ellie Ray's Resort at the end of NW 110th Street in Gilchrist County. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 21.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 22.6 feet Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 20.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Gilchrist, FL; Suwannee, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 21 at 10:26AM EDT by NWS Jacksonville FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Santa Fe River At Three Rivers Estates affecting Suwannee, Columbia and Gilchrist Counties. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/forecasts.php?wfo=jax. The next statement will be issued Monday morning at 1030 AM EDT. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Santa Fe River at Three Rivers Estates. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Lowland flooding begins on SW Santa Fe Drive south of Santa Fe Road in Columbia County. At 16.3 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. 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. At 18.0 feet, Water begins to flood River Run Road in Suwannee County. 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. At 19.0 feet, Water begins to enter backyards of residences along the Ichetucknee River. At 19.8 feet, Waters begins to affect homes in the Hollingsworth Bluff area at State Route 47. 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. 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. At 22.0 feet, River Run Road at 29th loop floods in Suwannee County. Santa Fe Road in Columbia County is inaccessible. At 23.0 feet, Homes are inaccessible along River Run Road in Suwannee County west of 33rd Road. At 24.0 feet, Flooding expands across the area affecting numerous homes on Santa Fe Road and SW Riverside Avenue in Columbia County. Access to 29th loop in Suwannee County becomes restricted. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 AM EDT Sunday the stage was 21.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 23.1 feet Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 17.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Columbia, FL; Gilchrist, FL; Suwannee, FL
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