Alachua Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 10:20 AM EDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Santa Fe River at Fort White.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Tuesday the stage was 29.8 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 28.6 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at 29.0 feet... major damage and disruption to the community
is expected. Roads will be cut off and many homes will be
surrounded by water. Boat wash damage to homes will be severe.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... damage to homes at low elevation as well as
basement areas underneath homes on stilts is likely.
* Impact... at 23.2 feet... Florida fish and wildlife commission begins
enforcement of a no wake zone on the Santa Fe River from the
centerline of the US 27 bridge downstream to one-half mile upstream
from the State Road 47 bridge.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet... minor damage to dwellings is possible due to
boat wash.

               Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Santa Fe
Fort White 23 29.8 Tue 10 am 28.6 27.4 26.2 25.6 25.2

Lat... Lon 2993 8276 2985 8268 2985 8264 2983 8261 2981 8269 2990 8278