The Flood Warning continues for the Apalachicola River near Blountstown. * Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 8:15 am Saturday the stage was 18.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 15.0 feet. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 21.9 feet by Thursday early afternoon then begin falling. * Impact...at 22.0 feet...minor lowland flooding will occur on many roads including Byrd Parker Road...warmouth drive...Gaskin park...the end of Lake Grove Road...Elm Street on Red Bull Island...and Lower Landing on Howards Creek. The 22.0 ft level at Blountstown may at times not be representative of river levels in the these areas due to tidal effects...winds...or local rainfall and should be used with caution.
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