Poinciana, FL

5:32 PM EDT on August 30, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Location: Poinciana, FL
Elevation: 63 ft
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Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Areal Flood Watch

Elev 63 ft 28.05 °N, 81.40 °W | Updated 1 hour ago

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79 °F
Feels Like 83 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 8.0 mph

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7:03 AM 7:49 PM
Full, 98% visible
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1000 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 1.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KISM 302050Z 13010KT 10SM SCT010 27/25 A2999 RMK RAE45
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1000 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 1.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KISM 302050Z 13010KT 10SM SCT010 27/25 A2999 RMK RAE45

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:23 AM EDT on August 30, 2015

The National Weather Service in Tampa FL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Peace River at Bartow
* from Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 9 am Sunday the stage was... 7.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 8.3 feet by early Wednesday morning. Additional rises
are possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... private roads downstream flood.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 8.3 feet on Sep 14
2002.



             Fld observed forecast 8am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Peace
Bartow 8 7.6 sun 09 am 7.9 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.3




Lat... Lon 2791 8178 2762 8176 2762 8184 2791 8186







Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 6:37 AM EDT on August 30, 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of FL and Florida... including the following in ...
FL... coastal Charlotte... coastal Hernando... coastal
Hillsborough... coastal Lee... coastal Manatee... coastal
Pasco... coastal Sarasota... inland Charlotte... inland
Hernando... inland Hillsborough... inland Lee... inland
Manatee... inland Pasco and inland Sarasota. In
Florida... DeSoto... Hardee... Highlands... Pinellas and Polk.

* Through Monday evening

* deep tropical moisture over the region combined with the
tropical moisture from the remnants of Erika moving into the
southeastern Gulf of Mexico will create a threat for very heavy
rainfall across west central and southwest Florida today through
Monday. 3 to 5 inches of rain with locally higher amounts is
possible.

* Heavy rain may create significant flooding of streets... urban
areas... and low lying flood prone areas. Additional river
flooding may develop across west central Florida... and
flooding will likely be exacerbated on rivers currently in
flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible during the next
24 to 36 hours. Residents living in flood prone areas should take
action to protect property.