Weather Alerts for Palm Beach County

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Lafayette - Suwannee
Effective: Wed, 1/16 9:13pm Updated: Thu, 1/17 4:19am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 1/19 1:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...
Suwannee River at Branford (US 27) affecting Lafayette and
Suwannee Counties
The Flood Warning continues for
the Suwannee River at Branford (US 27).
* Until late Friday night.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall until being below flood stage by
Friday early afternoon.
* Impact: At 25.2 feet: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
begins enforcement of a no wake zone from the SR-51 bridge at
Luraville to the Little River Spring.

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.
For graphical hydrologic information, please go to and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.