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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:12 PM EST Dec. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at Ellaville (us 90).
* From Thursday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 50.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 53.0 feet.
* Forecast: rise above flood stage by Thursday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 54.4 feet by Monday morning. Additional
rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact: at 54.0 feet: extensive lowland flooding occurs on the
Madison and Suwannee sides of the river, including in the Suwannee
River State Park.


Lat... Lon 3041 8312 3036 8316 3026 8321 3026 8328 3038 8323 3044 8315





910 PM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at Suwannee Springs.
* From late tonight until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Monday the stage was 64.4 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 65.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
rise to near 69.9 feet by Saturday evening. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 69.0 feet... water moves into some homes and secondary
roads become flooded.
* Impact... at 67.0 feet... evacuation of some homes begins.
* Impact... at 65.0 feet... low lying roads along the river will be
flooded and may be closed.
* Impact... at 61.0 feet... low lying roads along the river may begin to
flood (including SW 79th terrace). All public boats ramps will be
closed.





               Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Suwannee - upper
Suwannee sp 65 64.4 Mon 08 PM 65.1 66.5 67.6 68.6 69.6



Lat... Lon 3044 8315 3046 8305 3039 8288 3036 8290 3042 8306 3041 8312






910 PM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at White Springs.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:30 PM Monday the stage was 80.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 76.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 82.0 feet by
Friday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 81.0 feet... the potential exists for power interruption
to homes.
* Impact... at 80.0 feet... area known as Suwannee Valley is inundated
and secondary roads are closed. Flooding begins at Stephen f.
Foster State Park.
* Impact... at 79.0 feet... water begins to enter homes and secondary
roads become flooded.
* Impact... at 72.0 feet... low lying roads along the river may begin to
flood. All public boat ramps will be closed.





               Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Suwannee - upper
white Sprin 76 80.2 Mon 08 PM 80.5 81.1 81.6 82.0 82.0



Lat... Lon 3039 8288 3034 8275 3035 8269 3032 8268 3031 8277 3036 8290