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Minor River Flooding Still Occurring This Week

Last week's heavy rainfall kept a few area rivers near or above flood stage a while longer, with some minor flooding possible. Here are latest conditions as of Monday, as reported by the Tallahassee office of the National Weather Service.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A:

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE APALACHICOLA RIVER NEAR BLOUNTSTOWN.
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 5:00 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.9 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS. THIS LEVEL IS THE TOP OF THE BANK AT THE MARINA.
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THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER NEAR HAVANA.
* UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 4:15 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 25.4 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW LATE EVENING.
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THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER NEAR VALDOSTA.
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 4:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.3 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...FRANKLINVILLE AND LITTLE RIVER ROADS WILL FLOOD
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