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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 21 at 9:01AM EDT until May 22 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning is extended 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 forecast to continue. * WHERE...St. Marks River near Newport On Old Magnolia Rd. * WHEN...Until tomorrow evening. * IMPACTS...At 8.0 feet, Water begins to flood yards of some residences of homes near Old Magnolia Road in Wakulla County. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 AM EDT Tuesday the stage was 8.2 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:00 AM EDT Tuesday was 8.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow morning and continue falling to 7.1 feet Sunday morning. - Flood stage is 8.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.2 feet on 01/05/2021. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Leon, FL; Wakulla, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 21 at 8:57AM EDT until May 24 at 11:00AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Ochlockonee River near Concord (CR 12) affecting Gadsden and Leon Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ochlockonee River near Concord (CR 12). * WHEN...Until late Friday morning. * IMPACTS...At 38.5 feet, County highway 12 may become closed to vehicular traffic. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 AM EDT Tuesday the stage was 37.3 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:45 AM EDT Tuesday was 37.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 37.8 feet this evening. It will then fall below flood stage late Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 36.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 37.9 feet on 12/19/2018. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Gadsden, FL; Leon, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 21 at 8:55AM EDT until May 24 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Ochlockonee River near Havana (US 27) affecting Gadsden and Leon Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Ochlockonee River near Havana (US 27). * WHEN...From this evening to Friday morning. * IMPACTS...At 26.0 feet, The river overflows into wooded bottomlands near US-27 and CR-153 in Leon and Gadsden Counties. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:15 AM EDT Tuesday the stage was 25.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late this evening to a crest of 26.5 feet early tomorrow afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 26.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 26.4 feet on 02/27/1987. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Gadsden, FL; Leon, FL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 21 at 8:35AM EDT by NWS Jacksonville FL

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... Santa Fe River At Three Rivers Estates affecting Gilchrist, Columbia and Suwannee Counties. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/wfo/JAX * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor 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. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:00 AM EDT Tuesday the stage was 17.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 19.9 feet Tuesday, May 28. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Flood stage is 17.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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

Rip Current Statement

Rip Current Statement issued May 21 at 2:09AM EDT until May 22 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents. * WHERE...Walton and 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
South Walton; Coastal Bay

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 20 at 8:33PM CDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Florida... Choctawhatchee River near Bruce (SR 20) affecting Washington and Walton Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Choctawhatchee River near Bruce (SR 20). * WHEN...From Tuesday afternoon until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 14.0 feet, Big Cedar, Cowford, and Choctawhatchee River Roads begin to flood in Walton County. Flood waters impact storage areas underneath homes on the west banks of the Choctawhatchee River. Low areas along Strickland Road in Washington County become subject to flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Monday the stage was 13.1 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 14.4 feet Wednesday evening. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.4 feet on 01/28/2016. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Walton, FL; Washington, FL
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