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Flood Warning- July 3, 2013

Jul 03 | Flood Warning- July 3, 2013

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

DESOTO COUNTY

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

2200 N.E. Roan Street Arcadia, Florida 34266

(863) 993-4831 Phone (863) 993-4840 Fax

eoc@desotobocc.com

For immediate release

For more information contact July 3, 2013 Emergency Management 9AM 863-993-4831

Flooding Peace River

FLOOD WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL

930 PM EDT TUE JUL 2 2013

 

A river flood warning has been issued for the Peace River at Arcadia and the Horse Creek. Heavy rains in Tuesday’s thunderstorms along with the heavy rain over the past few days have brought area rivers and creeks into minor flood levels.

 

Horse Creek is currently at a level of 12.91 feet and is expected to crest today near 13.6 feet.

 

Peace Rive is currently at a level of 10.94 feet and is expected to crest Thursday near 11.7 feet.

 

Additional heavy rains could impact the forecasted crest levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions-

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

 

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA weather radio.

 

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Contacts

Mandy Hines
County Administrator
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Ph:   (863) 993-4800
Fax:  (863) 993-4809

201 E. Oak Street
Suite 201
Arcadia, FL 34266
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