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National Weather Service: Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement

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88 °F

Clear

  • Feels Like: 96 °F
  • Humidity: 62%
  • Wind: Calm
Clear
  • Sunrise 6:54 AM
  • Sunset: 8:17 PM
  • Barometer: 30.05 in

Afternoon

Partly Cloudy
89°
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Afternoon

Partly Cloudy
89°
Partly Cloudy

This week

Partly Cloudy
  • Wednesday
  • Hi 91° Lo 76°
  • Partly Cloudy
Clear
  • Thursday
  • Hi 88° Lo 76°
  • Clear
Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • Friday
  • Hi 87° Lo 77°
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • Saturday
  • Hi 85° Lo 77°
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm


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  • Sunrise: 6:54 AM
  • Moon Rise: 11:29 PM
  • Sunset: 8:17 PM
  • Moon Set: 11:20 AM

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As of 5:00 PM EDT on January 04, 2015
  • Tuesday... Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 70s.
  • Tuesday Night... Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 76F. Winds light and variable.
  • Wednesday... Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds light and variable.
  • Wednesday Night... Clear skies. Low 77F. Winds light and variable.
  • Thursday... Sunny skies. High 89F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

Daily summary


Almanac | Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
August 4, 2015
Normal high:77° Record high:86° (2011)
Normal low:59° Record low:32° (1914)
Complete weather almanac

Flood Warning

  • Statement as of 2:51 PM EDT on August 4, 2015


    ... Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...
    the Flood Warning continues for
    the Little Manatee River at Wimauma
    * until Friday morning
    * at 02 PM Tuesday the stage was 13.7 feet
    * flood stage is 11.0 feet
    * the river will continue rising to near 13.7 feet by this evening. The river is
    expected to fall below flood stage early Friday morning.
    * Impact... at 14.5 feet... flooding of several houses begins near 32nd and 33rd
    streets in Ruskin.
    * Impact... at 13.0 feet... the canoe rental area floods.
    * Impact... at 11.0 feet... the river overflows its banks.
    * Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 14.3 feet on Sep 26
    2013.



                 Fld observed forecast 8am
    location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

    Little Manatee
    Wimauma 11 13.7 Tue 02 PM 13.4 12.0 10.6 9.4 8.7




    Lat... Lon 2763 8231 2764 8243 2770 8243 2770 8231








    251 PM EDT Tue Aug 4 2015

    The Flood Warning continues for
    the Hillsborough River near Hillsborough River State Park
    * until further notice
    * at 02 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.5 feet
    * flood stage is 10.0 feet
    * the river will continue rising to near 11.9 feet by tomorrow evening then
    begin falling.
    * Impact... at 11.0 feet... Hillsborough River State Park is closed. Lowland
    flooding occurs at the Mobile Home Park near Branchton on State Road 579.
    * Impact... at 8.0 feet... some State Park operations are suspended.
    * Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 13.2 feet on Sep 28
    2004.



                 Fld observed forecast 8am
    location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

    Hillsborough
    hillsboroug 10 11.5 Tue 02 PM 11.8 11.9 11.6 11.0 10.2




    Lat... Lon 2812 8215 2812 8224 2806 8228 2811 8230
    2817 8225 2817 8215






    1014 am EDT Tue Aug 4 2015

    ... Flood Warning extended until Saturday afternoon... the Flood Warning continues
    for
    the Hillsborough River at Morris bridge
    * from this afternoon through Saturday afternoon
    * at 09 am Tuesday the stage was 31.8 feet
    * flood stage is 32.0 feet
    * the river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue
    to rise to near 32.4 feet by after midnight tomorrow.The river is expected to
    fall below flood stage by Saturday morning.
    * Impact... at 32.0 feet... flooding begins at a trailer park downstream from
    Morris bridge and just upstream from the northern end of the Tampa bypass
    canal.
    * Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 32.5 feet on Sep 30
    2004.



                 Fld observed forecast 8am
    location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

    Hillsborough
    Morris brid 32 31.8 Tue 09 am 32.4 32.2 32.1 32.0 31.8




    Lat... Lon 2806 8228 2806 8234 2811 8234 2811 8230







    1014 am EDT Tue Aug 4 2015

    ... Flood Warning extended until Thursday morning... the Flood Warning continues
    for
    the Alafia River at Lithia
    * from late this morning through Thursday morning
    * at 09 am Tuesday the stage was 13.0 feet
    * flood stage is 13.0 feet
    * the river is forecast to rise above flood stage by late this morning and
    continue to rise to near 13.4 feet by after midnight tomorrow. The river is
    expected to fall below flood stage by early Thursday morning.
    * Impact... at 13.0 feet... River Drive and Squirrel Run way downstream of State
    Road 640 are completely covered by water. One home begins to flood.
    * Impact... at 12.0 feet... water begins to affect River Drive and Squirrel Run
    way downstream of State Road 640.
    * Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 14.4 feet on Aug 29
    2012.



                 Fld observed forecast 8am
    location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

    Alafia
    Lithia 13 13.0 Tue 09 am 13.3 12.9 12.2 11.6 11.1




    Lat... Lon 2787 8218 2784 8228 2789 8228 2792 8218







Areal Flood Watch

  • Statement as of 4:08 am EDT on August 4, 2015


    ... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

    The Flood Watch continues for

    * portions of FL and west central Florida... including the
    following in FL... coastal ... Citrus... coastal Hernando...
    coastal Hillsborough... coastal Levy... coastal Pasco... inland
    Citrus... inland Hernando... inland Hillsborough... inland Levy
    and inland Pasco. In west central Florida... Pinellas.

    * Through this evening

    * the potential for scattered excessive rainfall through today
    with localized additional accumulation totals exceeding 2
    inches. Rainfall is not expected to be as widespread today...
    however any additional localized rainfall will renew the areal
    flooding threat.

    * Highly saturated soils and the potential for additional heavy
    rainfall will continue the risk of widespread areal and street
    flooding. If possible... clear drainage systems of any debris
    which may become clogged in flooding rains.

    Precautionary/preparedness actions...

    A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible during the next
    24 to 36 hours. Residents living in flood prone areas should take
    action to protect property.





Hydrologic Statement

  • Statement as of 10:14 am EDT on August 4, 2015


    * until further notice
    * at 09 am Tuesday the stage was 24.4 feet
    * flood stage is 29.0 feet
    * forecast... the river will rise to near 24.9 feet this afternoon



                 fld observed forecast 8am
    location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

    Hillsborough
    Temple terr 29 24.4 Tue 09 am 24.9 24.7 24.3 24.1 msg




    Lat... Lon 2806 8234 2798 8237 2798 8241 2806 8241







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