River Flood Warning for Walton County, FL FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 916 PM EDT SAT AUG 24 2013 …THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FLORIDA… CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR CARYVILLE (US 90) AFFECTING HOLMES AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR BRUCE (SR 20) AFFECTING WALTON COUNTY PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… 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…REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND AND DO NOT DROWN. FOR GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION…PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV AND CLICK ON YOUR STATE. SELECT RIVERS AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS AND CLICK ON YOUR RIVER POINT. && FLC059-133-260116- /O.EXT.KTAE.FL.W.0082.000000T0000Z-130826T0900Z/ /CARF1.1.ER.130819T0917Z.130822T1300Z.130826T0300Z.NO/ 916 PM EDT SAT AUG 24 2013 …FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR CARYVILLE (US 90). * UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 8:01 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.7 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET. * FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW LATE EVENING. * IMPACT…AT 12.0 FEET…EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING WILL OCCUR.
South Walton damaged roads, Deputy Confirmed.
1.) Big Redfish Lake is flooded – Signs posted- citizen has reported soil eroding from under the pavement and washing out. Public Works is on the way with a sump pump.
2.) County Highway 30A at Big Redfish Lake – Road is closed from Red Fish Lake to County Hwy 283 at Grayton Corners.
3.) 100 Block of Spotted Dolphin Rd has no water on roadway.
4.) Intersection of Flounder St and Porpoise St – water washing up to a house. Barriers are placed each side of the flooding. Water is about 1 feet deep.
5.) 10 Kingfish St – a hole has developed near a water main and fire hydrant, the hole and the utilities have been submerged for the duration of the day. The hole begins at the edge of the road and appears to have undermined the road. ***As of 0400, the hole is no longer collecting water drainage.
6.) Hillcrest Rd in Santa Rosa Beach, just behind Oyster Lake. Road is undermined and partially washed out. Both sides are open. Public Works has barriers up.
7.) Brown St. Water still on approx.. the last 100 feet of the road
8.) County 30A at Draper Lake there is a fresh piece of asphalt that has fallen under guard rail about 4 ft from fog line. Deputy put some cones that were nearby and not being used. Public works on call was contacted and are enroute.
North Walton damaged roads, Deputy confirmed.
1.) River Rd – water across road at bridge- not passable to end
Freeport damaged roads, Deputy confirmed.
1.) Big Cedar Road is not passable –water is just under bridge now but park and road are still underwater.
2.) Choctawhatchee River Rd – Water has gone down but still over road. A truck can cross the road now not passable by car.
3.) Cowford Rd – At 2 mile mark, the road is under water. Road is not passable.
4.) Dead River Rd – Road blocked at about 2 miles, not passable
5.) Bay Grove Rd – No water on road , barricades are still up the pavement is still in tact, but the ground underneath the pavement for 2-3 ft is washed away under the pavement the barricades are sitting on the unsecured pavement so no vehicles can drive over it.
6.) Pate Branch Rd – One side has been fixed. One side stisll is washed. You do not need 4X4 to use road, is passable by car.