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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
849 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Santa Fe River At Three Rivers Estates affecting Columbia...
  Gilchrist and Suwannee Counties



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 under current weather.
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.

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FLC023-041-121-231348-
/O.EXT.KJAX.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-190227T1200Z/
/TREF1.2.ER.181209T1133Z.181230T0000Z.190227T0600Z.NO/
849 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Santa Fe River At Three Rivers Estates.
* until Wednesday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 AM Friday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Water begins to flood River Run Road in
  Suwannee County.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Water begins to enter backyards of
  residences on Santa Fe Road in Columbia County and on River Run
  Road in Suwannee County.
* Impact...At 16.2 feet...Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission begins
  enforcement of a no wake zone on the Santa Fe River from the
  unnamed island 1.5 miles downstream of the Wilson`s Spring Boat
  Ramp to the confluence with the Suwannee River and on the
  Ichetucknee River upstream to the US 27 bridge.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Lowland flooding begins on SW Santa Fe Drive
  south of Santa Fe Road in Columbia County.



&&


               FLD  OBSERVED          7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION       STG  STG  DAY TIME     Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

SANTA FE
  Three River   17  18.3 Fri 08 AM   18.0   17.8   17.5   17.2   16.9


&&


LAT...LON 2990 8278 2992 8280 2990 8283 2993 8283 2996 8279 2993 8276



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Dense Fog Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
809 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR NEARSHORE WATERS...

GMZ730-750-752-755-231500-
/O.NEW.KTAE.MF.Y.0011.190223T0109Z-190223T1500Z/
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 20 Nm-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line
FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters From  Ochlockonee River to Apalachicola Fl out to
20 Nm-
809 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 /709 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019/

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST /9 AM CST/
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Dense
Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 10 AM EST /9 AM CST/
Saturday.

* VISIBILITY...One mile or less.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners, especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
341 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

FLZ168-172-173-240000-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-190224T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
341 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Today through Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening rip currents will pose a hazard to
  swimmers. Heed the advice of lifeguards. Swimming is not
  recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

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http://www.weather.gov/miami


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
419 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
230930-
Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry-
Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade-
Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-
Dade-Far South Miami-Dade-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
419 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES...
...PATCHY FOG INTERIOR AREAS...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents along the Atlantic
beaches.

Visibility: patchy fog is possible over interior south Florida,
especially west of Lake Okeechobee.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Rip Currents: the high risk for rip currents will continue into
Saturday, with an enhanced rip current risk continuing into at least
Sunday.

Visibility: patchy fog development remains possible over interior
south Florida, especially west of Lake Okeechobee.

Marine: increasing winds and waves are expected next week in
association with a front. This may lead to hazardous boating
conditions, especially for the Atlantic waters.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

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