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Flood Warning

Statement as of 7:49 PM CDT on April 17, 2014

Expires 8:49 PM EDT on April 18, 2014


... Forecast flooding increased from moderate to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Choctawhatchee River near Bruce (sr 20).
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:01 PM Thursday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.6 feet by
early Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 16.5 feet... major flooding occurs along the east and
west banks of the choctahatchee river from near the confluence with
Holmes creek to the Gulf of Mexico affecting many homes and fishing
camps.


Lat... Lon 3070 8592 3047 8596 3044 8613 3037 8609 3044 8585 3070 8581





Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 1:55 PM CDT on April 17, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through late
Friday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Alabama... Florida and Georgia...
including the following areas... in southeast Alabama...
Coffee... Dale... Geneva... Henry and Houston. In Florida...
Calhoun... central Walton... coastal Bay... coastal Dixie...
coastal Franklin... coastal Gulf... coastal Jefferson... coastal
Taylor... coastal Wakulla... Gadsden... Holmes... inland Bay...
inland Dixie... inland Franklin... inland Gulf... inland
Jefferson... inland Taylor... inland Wakulla... inland Walton...
Jackson... Lafayette... Leon... Liberty... Madison... south Walton
and Washington. In Georgia... Baker... Ben Hill... Berrien...
Brooks... Calhoun... Clay... Colquitt... Cook... Decatur...
Dougherty... early... Grady... Irwin... Lanier... Lee... Lowndes...
Miller... Mitchell... Quitman... Randolph... Seminole... Terrell...
Thomas... Tift... Turner and Worth.

* From late tonight through late Friday night

* widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are anticipated...
with isolated amounts as high as 6 inches.

* The most significant impacts will likely be felt near area
rivers currently in or near flood stage across North Florida
and south Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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245 PM EDT Thu Apr 17 2014 /145 PM CDT Thu Apr 17 2014/

... High rip current risk now in effect through Friday evening...

* location... Big Bend and Panhandle beaches.

* Surf... 2 to 4 feet along Big Bend beaches... 1 to 2 feet
elsewhere into tonight. Surf will increase on Friday to 3 to 4
feet Walton and Bay counties with a few spots to 5 feet. Seas 2
to 3 feet Gulf and Walton counties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore. If you become caught in a rip current remain calm and
swim parallel to shore. Once you are away from the force of the
rip current... swim back to the beach. Do not attempt to swim
directly against a rip current. Even a strong swimmer can become
exhausted quickly.





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Alaska - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Florida - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement
Idaho - Wind Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Maryland - Frost Advisory
Massachusetts - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning
New Hampshire - Flood Warning , Record Report
New Jersey - Frost Advisory , Record Report
New York - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
North Carolina - Frost Advisory , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Advisory
Pennsylvania - Frost Advisory , Record Report
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Flood Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Frost Advisory , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report