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Flood Warning in Volusia County, Florida
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Volusia County Florida Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
10/3/2022 11:09:00 AM until 10/4/2022   EXPIRED
Alert Summary
The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida... St Johns River Near Astor affecting Volusia and Lake Counties. .Historic rainfall from Hurricane Ian will cause levels along the Saint Johns River to remain high as rainfall drains into the basin. The forecast point at Astor crested above Record Flood Stage at 4.71 feet early Saturday morning. Levels will continue to very slowly decline, but remain in Major Flood Stage past midweek. For the St. Johns River...including Astor...Major flooding is forecast. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The next statement will be issued this evening by 1100 PM EDT. && ...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE... * WHAT...Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast. This approaches the flood of record. * WHERE...St Johns River Near Astor. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 4.0 feet, Major flooding occurs, with water entering the first story of many homes and businesses along the river. Some roads inaccessible and rescues likely needed. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:30 AM EDT Monday the stage was 4.5 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:30 AM EDT Monday was 4.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 4.5 feet this afternoon. - Flood stage is 2.3 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood && Fld Observed Forecasts (8 am) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat St Johns River Astor 2.3 4.5 Mon 10 am 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 &&