National Weather service in Tallahassee has extended the flash flood watch until Friday 1145 7/5/2013. Time was extended due to the heavy rainfall.   

 THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FL.

 CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR CARYVILLE (US 90) AFFECTING HOLMES AND  WA COUNTIES THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FL.

CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR BRUCE (SR 20) AFFECTING WALTON COUNTY

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

 ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.& BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE & PROPERTY. DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. IF YOU SEE FLOOD WATERS.REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND & DO NOT DROWN.

 FOR GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION.PLEASE GO TO WEATHER.GOV AND CLICK ON YOUR STATE. SELECT RIVERS & LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS.

 THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR

 THE CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR CARYVILLE (US 90).

* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  CANCELLED.

* AT  2:00 PM THUR THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET.

* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.

* FORECAST.RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING & CONTINUE TO  RISE TO NEAR 15.0 FEET BY MON EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACT.AT 16.0 FEET.HIGHWAY 279 SO. OF CARYVILLE WILL BE CUT  OFF. SEVERAL FISH CAMPS.RESIDENTIAL AREAS & ADDITIONAL RURAL  ROADS IN THE AREA WILL BE FLOODED.

 THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR

 THE CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR BRUCE (SR 20).

* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  CANCELLED.

* AT  1:00 PM THUR THE STAGE WAS 11.6 FEET.

* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.

* FORECAST.RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT & CONTINUE TO RISE  TO NEAR 16.0 FEET BY EARLY TUES MORNING. ADDITIONAL RISES ARE  POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.

* IMPACT.AT 16.5 FEET.MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS ALONG THE EAST AND  WEST BANKS OF THE CHOCTAHATCHEE RIVER FROM NEAR THE CONFLUENCE WITH  HOLMES CREEK TO THE GULF OF MEXICO AFFECTING MANY HOMES & FISHING  CAMPS.

 Shut down roads

1.) State Hwy 81. Signs’ posted at I-10 and on Hwy 20 East & West of Hwy 81. Will be diverting traffic down Rock Hill Road.

2.) CO Hwy 3280  is shut down at Smoke House Lake RD all the way to Hwy 20.

3.)  Indian Creek Ranch Rd is shut down.

 South Walton damaged roads

 1.)   CO Hwy 30A West end. Water is over the RD in several different areas of 30A.

 2.)   Church ST Approx. 1/10 of a mile from US Hwy 98 is washed out. Approx. 8-10 inches of water on Church ST.

 3.)   Central 8th ST. Flooding

 4.)   CO Hwy 393 South a couple of areas is under water, but still passable.   

 5.)   Hotz Ave area of the Red Bar has approx. 2 inches of water.

 6.)   US 98 & 30A East  West Bound outside lane has water standing

 7.)    Apostle’s Way is under water.

 8.)   CO Hwy 283 & Logan Lane is flooding

9.)   Traffic on US Hwy 98 in the area of Walmart is flowing.

10.)Co Hwy 30A East of Lakewood is underwater approx. an inch.

11.) Church St at Duffy Land is underwater approx. 6 inch.

12.) 264 S Wall St, the beach access #3. Caller advised the RD has washed away approx. 15×4. The sand is also washing away. Public works has been notified.

 13.)Chat Holly & Rhodes Cove has approx. 8 inches of water over the road.

 14.) 254 South Co Hwy 393 has flooding in the parking lot of Sandal Beach Town Homes.

 15.)Wood Beach Dr. advised water from the wetlands is approx. 15ft from her house.

 16.) East Pinehurst Drive is flooded with water over the roadway.

 17.) 140 Montigo Ave…Homeowners advised they are flooded in, advised the road is completely under water. Approx. 2 -3ft of water.

 18.) 30A at Summerset Bridge has water standing on the road way.

 19.)Quincy Circle on the West side is approx. a foot under water.

 20.) West Bound lane on US Hwy 98 in the area of Forestry has standing water.

 21.)195 Pelayo Rd caller advised there is heavy flooding.

 22.)CLOSE TO 1703 E POINT WASHINGTON RD – CREEK IS OVER THE ROAD – CLOSE TO DICK SALTSMAN RD

 23.)254 S Co Hwy 393 (Sandal Beach Town Homes) still unreachable due to water up the first steps of condos. Also, per beach unit, need a truck to get in.

 24.)Moll Dr. and nearly the whole parking lot of St. Rita’s church is underwater.

 25.) Multiple areas on Forrest Shore Dr. are underwater but still passable.

 26.)101 Peachtree Cir- water flooding into the house from the roadway- DIST 5 contacted and 10.51

 27.)Per District 5 road department West Hewett Rd is under water.

 28.)Road Department is on E Hewitt Rd. with equipment attempting to get water off the road

 29.)Several inches of water standing on S. Holiday Rd. at US Hwy 98 with several pockets of water all the way to Scenic Gulf Dr.

30.) Peach Creek on Dennie Dr- Under water, citizen from out of state advising there is sink hole.

 31.) Forest Shore DR and surrounding roads can be removed from list. Not holding water at this time.

 32.) South Holiday and US Hwy 98 intersection water is still aprox a foot deep on South Holiday. US Hwy 98 doesn’t appear to be effected.

 33.)Culvert at Bonnie Lane is blown out in Bunker Creek. Everyone in the neighborhood is trapped.

34.)East Nursery and  TranQuilty approx. 100yads of water 3-4 passable.

 35.)Moll DR off US Hwy 98 aprox 3 or 4 spots underwater- appears 4ins all passable.

 

36.)South Walton Lakeshore DR. Approx 1 foot of water in front of the beach front trail.

 37.) Area of 111 Lake Cswy-  Citizen advised water is over the roadway poss driving hazard.

 38.)WCSO unit advised area of West Hewett Rd, the pond is beginning to get close to the road. West Hewett has several spots with water running over it. Still passable at this time @ 1256

 39.) CO Hwy 30A and Summerset is still under 2-3 inches of water.

 40.)Water is back on the road CO Hwy 30A and Lakewood DR

 41.) Roads appear okay inside Watersound at this time @ 1402

 42.) Area of 191 Pine ST the road is under approx 18inches of water. Called in by citizen.

 43.) West Hewett- The pond is now overflowing over the roadway @ 1451 road department advised they will be posting signs but not closing down the road.

 44.) 600 Block and 1100 Block of Don Bishop Rd has aprox 1-2 ft of water

 45.) CO Hwy 395 & East Point Washington Rd is still under water, several places washed out . signs have been placed.

 46.) Chat Holly West of Nelly DR the road is under water, passable by truck, unsure if a car would make it, signs in place.

 47.)Eden Gardens parking lot is under water.

 48.)Mack Bayou and Jackson Run water has subsided, roadway clear @ 1534.

 49.) Water on Driftwood Point had subsided as @ 1542 but still has some area with water crossing.

 North Walton damaged roads.

 

1.)   Indian Creek Ranch Rd is still closed at Bruce Creek Bridge.

 

2.)   Mosley Lane/ Bob Sikes is washing.

 

3.)   I-10 is under 1-2 inches of water in several  location.

 

4.)   Have 3-4" of water W of State Highway 83 on County Highway 192.

 

5.)   CO Hwy 181-C at Morrison Springs Rd, water is half way over the road way.

 

6.)   Co Hwy 181c 500 block…water moving swiftly.

 

7.)   Approx 300 yards of CO Hwy 183 & State Hwy 81 both lanes passable but have standing puddles.

 

8.)   Deer Run East, several citizens have gotten stuck.

 

9.)   Spence Rd is under water, not passable at the entrance.

 

10.) Hughes ditch and US Hwy 81 is passable at this time.

 

11.) Area of 18045 US Hwy 331 North bound lane has water coming over the white line.

 

12.) CO Hwy 181A and CO Hwy 181C (Byrds Crossroads) aprox 8 inches of water over the road…still passable @ 1409.

 

13.)Purvy Campbell at CB Whitehead Rd is under water aprox a foot deep.

 

14.) Deer Run East-Caller advised several families live in a duplex on this road. Advised they are not able to get out. Approx 2ft of water across the roadway.

 

15.) Citizen advised in the area of Nancy Darby Rd around the 1050 block, water is over the roadway.

 

 

 

Freeport damaged roads.

 

1.)   State Hwy 81 & Willie Ward Rd is under water in several areas. Signs have been put out.

 

2.)   Up-date-Steelfield area close to Bay County has several spots close to being not passable.

 

3.)   Business 331 is under water in several places. Signs have been put out. Heavy water in the area of Business 331 & Industrial Park RD. (Water has receded in the area of 331 Business & Industrial Park).

 

4.)   Lagrange and US Hwy 331. DOT working on placing signs.

 

5.)    South Jackson ST on the south side the ditch is flooded and running over.

 

6.)    Kylea Laird and Hwy 20 in the turning lane is under water

7.)    Joe Dugger is under water, washed out (20 ft. section 10 inches deep) and impassable. Signs are in place.

8.)    Henry Laird Park is under water. City of Freeport has blocked at this time.

9.)    Water at 4-mile bridge is approx. 2-4 feet away from bridge on State Hwy 20.

10.) River Rd is covered in water in several places. 3-4 inches deep, the boat ramp is also flooded.

11.) McKinnon Bridge Road; water is beginning to flow over the road in the area of the double bridges. The north side of the double wooden bridge has lifted approximately  a foot roadway is closed.

12.) Bunker Rd / Steelfield Road: Water over road in numerous location; road is impassable at this time; signs have been put in place.

13.) Four Mile Rd/ East Bay Loop. The lift pump light was on. Water was coming out of the sanitary sewer man hole onto the road, approx. 100 yards from East Bay Loop. City of Freeport has been notified.

14.) Co Hwy 3280 & US Hwy 331 water is over the road way (turning lane).

15.) 3280 AND OLD JOLLY BAY IS UNDERWATER AND APPRX A COUPLE FEET DEEP ON TOP OF 3280 AT THE NORTH SIDE OF THE  INTERSECTION

16.) THERE IS NO WATER ON THE RD ON HWY 20 FROM HWY 20 TO THE 331 BRIDGE

17.) Ponce De Leon –Crooked Creek Rd is closed at the bridge.

18.) State Hwy 83 (in front of fairgrounds) is temporarily shut down until Century Link can remove the down power line in the rd.

19.)Black Creek Blvd – water on the roadway, almost across the road in some places.

20.) Co Hwy 3280 & Faulkner – water over the road.

21.)Co Hwy 3280 & ½ mile west of Smokehouse Lake Rd – water over the road.

 

22.)337 1700 Block of Black Creek Blvd. Near Dowdle Gas on south side of roadway is covered.

 

23.)Up-date-Antioch Cemetary Rd has water over the road and down to one lane. Units requesting signs.

24.)Hilgoss Rd needs signs, several sections washed out and culvert washed out at Bunker and Boonie Ln per District 5 Road Department.

25.)State Highway 81 and Windmill Rd. is under water and DOT is on scene.

26.)Dead River Rd. the 1st quarter mile is washed away down to one lane of travel.

27.) Old Jolly Bay Rd at County Highway 3280 is underwater.

28.)State hwy. 81 at Windmill Rd. is underwater DOT is aware

29.)Old Jolly Bay Rd almost impassable due to water over the road

30.)JW Hollington underwater in several spots. Water at Layfette Creek is approximately 1 foot from the bridge.

31.)Joe Campbell Rd 50’ section under water

32.)east side of highway 20 has several areas w/ standing water ditches are flooded

33.) State Hwy 81 will be shut down. Signs posted  just South of I-10 ( will divert down Rock Hill) and on Hwy 20 West and East of State Hwy 81 will have signs posted. Per DOT citizens were attempting to go around the cones and their vehicles were stalling. Lots of water damage.

34.) Culvert across from Freeport Presbyterian Church is clogged cold cause 20 to flood. DOT is enroute.

35.) Aprox one mile before the Bruce Store on Hwy 20 water is over the roadway.

36.) Citizen advised on CO Hwy 3280 past Magnolia in the curve the road is washed out. UP-Date CO Hwy 3280 is shut down.

37.) Black Creek is washed out in the area of the creek. Citizen called in.

38.) Seven Runs Park is under water.

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