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National Weather Service issues flood warning till further notice at Horse Creek

Posted at 5:22 PM, Aug 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-28 21:10:34-04

ARCADIA, Fla. — A flood warning has been issued for Horse Creek near Arcadia at State Road 72 in DeSoto County.

According to the National Weather Service, there is a flood warning at Horse Creek until further notice due to water reaching action stage from recent rainfall. The National Weather Service reports that the impacts expected to reach 12 feet on Monday and that point the access road to Hidden Acres is impassable.

Further forecasts predict that the river is to rise above flood stage Monday night and continue to rise to 13.1 feet, cresting early Wednesday morning. The flood will be similar August 25, 2003, when it reached 12.9 ft.

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