Weather Alerts for Inland Volusia County

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Lake - Volusia
Effective: Tue, 9/17 10:23am Updated: Tue, 9/17 7:20pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 9/19 10:22am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
A River Flood Warning remains in effect for...The St Johns River
at Astor...
River levels on the St Johns River remain above Minor Flood Stage
today. The river is forecast to level out through mid week with a
slight decline into late week, but still remaining in Minor Flood
Stage.
The Flood Warning Continues For
The St Johns River Near Astor.
* Minor Flooding is Occurring and Minor Flooding is Forecast.
*At 2.3 feet, Minor flooding of low lying streets and yards north of
Fox Road on Lake County side of Astor, and from River Road northward
on Volusia side of river.  Water begins to cover docks at South Moon
Fish Camp.
&&
Fld   Observed         Forecast 7 am EST/8 am EDT
Location     Stg   Stg  Day  Time   Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun
St. Johns River
Astor       2.3   2.5  Tue 09 AM   2.5    2.5    2.4    2.3    2.3
&&

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Coastal Volusia - Indian River - Martin - Northern Brevard County - Southern Brevard County - St. Lucie
Effective: Tue, 9/17 4:05am Updated: Tue, 9/17 7:20pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 9/17 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS TODAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a High Rip
Current Risk, which is in effect from 7 AM EDT this morning through
this evening.
* TIMING...While potential life-threatening rip currents will be
present all day, the risk will be highest from 730 AM this
morning through 130 PM this afternoon, and again after 730 PM
this evening.
* IMPACTS...Numerous strong rip currents and 4 to 6 foot breaking
waves in the surf zone will post a threat to swimmers today.
The long shore current will also make swimming hazardous to
everyone, regardless of experience. Swimmers may not to enter
the water above their knees today.

Information:
Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol flags and signs.
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.