FLOOD WARNING - CHIPOLA RIVER

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
448 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2009

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FLORIDA...

CHIPOLA RIVER AT MARIANNA AFFECTING JACKSON COUNTY
...MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST...

...THE CHIPOLA RIVER IS RISING QUICKER THAN PREVIOUSLY FORECAST AND IS NOW
FORECAST TO REACH FLOOD STAGE THIS AFTERNOON. THE EVENTUAL CREST REMAINS
UNCHANGED FROM THE PREVIOUS FORECAST...22.4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

SAFETY MESSAGE...ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS...AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY. DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. IF YOU SEE FLOOD
WATERS...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND AND DO NOT DROWN.

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448 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2009

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE CHIPOLA RIVER AT MARIANNA.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 4:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO
NEAR 22.4 FEET BY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 23.0 FEET...WATER WILL REACH THE APPROACH ROAD OF STATE ROAD 167
BRIDGE.

&&
FLD OBSERVED 7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT

CHIPOLA RIVER
MARIANNA 19 16.4 MON 04 AM 20.8 21.9 22.4 22.3 M


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