Flood Warning Issued for Withlacoochee River at Trilby
Heavy rains are expected in the upcoming week.
TRILBY – The National Weather Service has extended the flood warning for the Withlacoochee River at Trilby until 8 p.m. Monday, (Sept. 3).
The river is currently in minor flood stage at 12.49 feet. As the river continues to rise upstream, it is anticipated to rise further at Trilby. An additional 2 inches to 4 inches of rain is forecast between now and next Saturday (Sept. 8) with locally higher amounts possible. Expect additional flooding in areas that experience repeat rounds of heavy rain.
A tropical wave near Hispaniola remains disorganized but may develop next week. Anticipated impacts to Florida will be locally heavy rainfall next week. Hernando County Emergency Management continues to monitor the situation. The Hernando County Emergency Operations Center is not activated at this time.
CURRENT ROAD CLOSURES
Sudan Drive in Ridge Manor
Meridian Street in Ridge Manor
WPA Road about 100 feet south of the Mondon Hill/ WPA intersection
Packingham Drive from Richardson Boulevard. to Rose Bloom Avenue
Cockleberry Drive from N. Canal Street to Rose Bloom Avenue
Rose Bloom Avenue
Coley Street from Shasta Street. to Coral Rock Drive
Smallman Street from Teakwood Drie to Karwich Avenue
Residents living along the river, and those that live in low-lying, flood-prone areas are urged to closely monitor river levels and take precautions as needed to protect life and property. Be prepared to evacuate to higher ground if necessary. Do not drive through standing water. Turn around, don’t drown. Monitor river gauges at: water.weather.gov. Take this opportunity to refresh your emergency supply kit.
For more information, go to HernandoCounty.us.
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