Weather Alerts for Gulf County

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Calhoun - Franklin - Gulf - Liberty
Effective: Sun, 4/21 11:45pm Updated: Mon, 4/22 1:25am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 4/26 2:30am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...
Apalachicola River near Blountstown affecting Calhoun...Franklin...
Gulf and Liberty Counties
...Flood Warning extended until late Thursday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
the Apalachicola River near Blountstown.
* From this evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Sunday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise to
near 17.9 feet by Tuesday early afternoon. The river will fall
below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact: At 18.0 feet: Forest Road 115 in Liberty County at River
Styx Campground will flood, isolating access to the site.

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.