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WGUS42 KJAX 171420
FLWJAX
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1020 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE
FOLLOWING RIVER IN FLORIDA...
  SUWANNEE RIVER AT WHITE SPRINGS AFFECTING COLUMBIA...HAMILTON AND
  SUWANNEE COUNTIES

.THE SUWANNEE RIVER BASIN ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA AND EXTREME NORTH
FLORIDA HAS RECEIVED 7 TO OVER 8 INCHES OF RAINFALL IN APRIL.
ADDITIONALLY...FLOOD WATERS FROM THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER AND ALAPAHA
RIVERS ARE FLOWING INTO THE SUWANNEE. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS
FORECAST FOR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

FOR GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON YOUR STATE. SELECT RIVERS AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT
CONDITIONS. THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE PAGE PROVIDES
CURRENT AND FORECAST RIVER INFORMATION...GAGE LOCATIONS...IMPACTS...
AND HISTORICAL CREST INFORMATION FOR ALL FORECAST POINTS BY CLICKING
ON EACH POINT.

&&

FLC023-047-121-181420-
/O.EXT.KJAX.FL.W.0024.140419T1020Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSPF1.2.ER.140419T1020Z.140421T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1020 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SUWANNEE RIVER AT WHITE SPRINGS.
* FROM SATURDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 72.7 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 77.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 82.4 FEET BY MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 81.0 FEET...AREA KNOWN AS SUWANNEE VALLEY IS INUNDATED
  AND SECONDARY ROADS ARE CLOSED. FLOODING BEGINS AT STEPHEN F.
  FOSTER STATE PARK.
* IMPACT...AT 80.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO ENTER HOMES AND SECONDARY
  ROADS BECOME FLOODED.



&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SUWANNEE - UPPER
  WHITE SPRIN   77  72.7 THU 10 AM   74.4   77.5   81.2   82.3   81.9


&&


LAT...LON 3036 8290 3031 8277 3032 8268 3035 8269 3034 8275 3039 8288



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