Withlacoochee river rising in Marion county

Expected to crest in Minor flood stage Sunday evening

ORLANDO, Fla. - – Days of heavy rain have left the ground saturated and a few rivers swollen. If you live along the Withlacoochee river in Dunnellon, pay close attention as the water will continue to rise through Saturday evening.

Flood stage on the Withlacoochee is at 29'. The current forecast has the river cresting at 29.1'. At this stage water starts to flood docks and boat ramps.

A flood warning continues for the Withlacoochee river at Dunnellon. The river is expected to remain in flood stage through at least the middle of next week. 

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