Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Miami FL
929 AM EDT Mon Oct 3 2022

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Fisheating Creek near Palmdale affecting Glades County.

For the Lake Okeechobee/Fisheating Creek...including Ortona Lock, 12
midnight avg lake lvl, Moore Haven Lock, Fisheating Creek near
Lakeport at Highway 78, Clewiston Ind. Canal, Palmdale...Minor
flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

This warning will be in effect until the river falls below its flood
stage.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law
enforcement and request they pass this information to the National
Weather Service when you can do so safely.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio,
television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued this evening at 930 PM EDT.

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FLC043-040130-
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/PLMF1.1.ER.220929T0600Z.221003T0130Z.221006T0600Z.NO/
929 AM EDT Mon Oct 3 2022

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Fisheating Creek near Palmdale.

* WHEN...Until Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 8.0 feet, The water begins retreat from inside the
  main office and store in the campground. The Upstream campground
  and access roads to the campground are still completely flooded.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 9:00 AM EDT Monday the stage was 7.6 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 9:00 AM EDT Monday was 7.7 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    early Thursday morning and continue falling to 6.7 feet
    Friday morning.
  - Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    7.6 feet on 09/09/2004.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

                Fld   Observed           Forecasts (8 am EDT)
Location        Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Tue   Wed   Thu

Fisheating Creek
Palmdale        7.0   7.6   Mon 9 am EDT 7.4   7.1   6.9


&&

LAT...LON 2693 8137 2698 8135 2695 8126 2690 8129


$$

MFL


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