Flood warning issued for DeSoto County though Monday

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. --- A flood warning has been issued for Horse Creek near Arcadia after officials say water levels are steadily rising. 

Experts say the river is expected to remain elevated throughout the weekend and will continue to rise to nearly 12.5 feet by early Saturday morning. Water levels should fall below flood stage by early Monday morning. 

Drivers are encouraged not to drive through flooded areas. People living in the area can monitor the weather by listening to NOAA Weather Radio by visiting: weather.gov/tampabay 

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