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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:34 PM CDT on April 18, 2014

Expires 6:15 AM EDT on April 19, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for the Choctawhatchee River
near Bruce (sr 20).
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 PM Friday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.9 feet by
Wednesday morning.
* 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





650 PM CDT Fri Apr 18 2014

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday evening...
the Flood Warning continues for the shoal river near Mossy
Head (cr 1087).
* Until Sunday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:30 PM Friday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue quickly rising and crest
near 19.9 feet late Saturday morning.


Lat... Lon 3076 8639 3077 8631 3077 8619 3080 8620 3082 8630 3082 8639





513 PM CDT Fri Apr 18 2014

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Holmes County in the Panhandle of Florida...
this includes the city of Bonifay...
Walton County in the Panhandle of Florida...
this includes the city of De Funiak Springs...
Washington County in the Panhandle of Florida...
this includes the cities of... Vernon... Chipley...
Geneva County in southeast Alabama...
this includes the city of Geneva...

* until 515 am CDT Saturday

* at 510 PM CDT... rainfall was gradually coming to an end across
much of the Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama. Rainfall
measurements and National Weather Service Doppler radar estimates
show that over 5 inches of rain has fallen in many places across
the warning area. Numerous Road closures have been reported across
the area and flooding of low lying areas will continue through
tonight and may even worsen as additional runoff from today's
heavy rains progress through creeks and streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Areas of standing water... or flooding along streams and rivers is
expected. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to
recognize the dangers of flooding. Most flood deaths occur in
automobiles. Do not attempt to drive through flooded roads.
Remember... turn around... don't drown.


Lat... Lon 3099 8640 3100 8619 3119 8620 3120 8548
      3100 8549 3097 8553 3094 8553 3085 8560
      3083 8560 3083 8548 3079 8548 3078 8543
      3063 8544 3057 8546 3056 8549 3044 8549
      3045 8620 3048 8625 3046 8640



Record Report

Statement as of 2:34 AM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Apalachicola...

a record rainfall of 1.69 inches was set at Apalachicola on
Friday... April 18. This breaks the old record of 1.62 set in 1943.


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Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Special Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Record Report
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Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Flood Warning
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Record Report
New Jersey - Record Report
New York - Flood Warning , Record Report
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Oregon - High Surf Advisory
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Virginia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
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