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St John's river

Post by pontoon outlaw » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:41 pm

Flooding this week just all be alert all this week I want to ride soon but will watch the rise in the river

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Re: St John's river

Post by mojoe » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:44 am

Not a lot of clearance under the bridge at Midway.
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Post by pontoon outlaw » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:46 pm

the water is over the road at flourence..... gotta turn around up the road and back the trailer into the water LOL...no place to turn around where the road ends...

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Post by CarMotorBarge » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:18 pm

There is at least 3 inches of water in the restaurant at Loughmann Lake Lodge and still rising. The DOT is also prepping to shutdown SR 46 near Jolly Gator. Going to be a flood similar to Faye.
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Post by pontoon outlaw » Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:21 pm

rode out today and ALL the Camps are under water. :( I have a screen room up with a tarp it survived the storm but the screen room now has about 30 inches of water in it :) the table and chairs are still sitting up right but, under water LOL!!!! the Pontoon took a beating tarps down tents down and the roofs over the tables are down,,,,not mention water is over the fire pit and platforms..... the only dry spot on the River is just North of the Pontoon Camp at the dike that runs to the gates of the Ranch property 10 ft wide of the dike left to park your boat...

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Post by 90chevy396 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:30 pm

Drove down 95 today and all you can see is the grass on both sides of where the road is supposed to be and water everywhere else definitely lake coming at least 30 foot street side of the fence most of the way down to Rockledge by 95


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Post by pontoon outlaw » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:15 pm

yep launched there Saturday morning pulled up to the Water covering the road dropped the boat unhooked the trailer spun her around then turned the truck around...piece of cake LOL!!!

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Post by marshrat » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:46 pm

There were jet skis out Saturday night after dark as well north of 520. Be careful lots of water and lots of folks pushing the Darwin theory out there as well, passed a bay boat behind 7 palms running WOT as well. Trying to stay with the snakes and fire ants to avoid the crowds if possible. FWC and BCSO can have a full book just with the jetsters!!!
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Post by terrible ted » Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:48 pm

Jet skis at night is aginst the law even with lights. Whats the water levels at today 9-27 ? Are the camps still underwater on winder?

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Post by diamondback0320 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:11 pm

Ted I'm sure they probably are still under water..had some friends of mine ride to lone cabbage from Washington on Saturday & they told me persimmon mound camp is still under water..sucks!!

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Re: St John's river

Post by terrible ted » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:28 pm

any dry at the oak head

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Post by diamondback0320 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:18 pm

That I couldn't tell you as of now..I seen some pics bout 8-10 days ago and didn't see any..I may take a ride myself in the next day or 2 to check things out

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Re: St John's river

Post by fladan » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:25 pm

The water was still over the tent platforms at Pontoon on Sunday.

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Post by diamondback0320 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:53 pm

Yeah I don't see it going down very quickly anytime soon

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Post by mojoe » Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:11 am

diamondback0320 wrote:Yeah I don't see it going down very quickly anytime soon
The river drops at a rate of about 6-8"/week with no additional rain. Since the water is about 5' higher than usual, it will be a couple months until we see typical water levels.
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Post by pontoon outlaw » Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:57 am

,I saw them boats sat they were parked at the bathrooms the only dry place at the cabage

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Post by pontoon outlaw » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:56 pm

diamondback0320 wrote:Yeah I don't see it going down very quickly anytime soon
We are forcast to get 7inches of rain in the next 24 hours starting Friday afternoon that river is going over the top for sure!!!! Not much more to be over 520 just east if the cabbage

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Post by pontoon outlaw » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:57 pm

terrible ted wrote:any dry at the oak head
It's up to the top of the tables so I guess you could say that was a dry spot. Lol

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Re: St John's river

Post by marshrat » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:22 pm

Slid south from the cabbage yesterday with pops through the big marsh, only dry ground we noticed was the middle of Moccasin island and around the cabin on Winder, and it ain't much, Oakhead was same way, table deep! Some mighty big lizards working the shallows as well. Water was in the grill at Davis Palms,some tents in the water near the roost. Water under 520 is at the 10' marker for clearance so if it comes up more, those of us with larger boats may need to use caution!!!!!
The south side behind cabbage is wet all the way out to the pavement and only a few spots to park, most folks are using the north ramp. Lots of water moving very fast in some spots, be careful folks, lots of tree limbs at motor /prop height as well if your trail blazing with the higher water.
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Post by 90chevy396 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:34 am

That's Monday at the cabbage


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Post by mojoe » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:17 am

Rode Midway last night. Still couldn't find one piece of land to park on. Didn't see any fire any popcycles, but snakes were littered just everywhere!
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Post by pontoon outlaw » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:09 am

90chevy396 wrote:That's Monday at the cabbage


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And just think 7 more inches of rain in the forecast not good!!??

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Re: St John's river

Post by pontoon outlaw » Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:24 pm

Lake Poinsett is flooding into homes saw it on the news the river is at 17.1 ft and homes flood at 16.7

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Post by pontoon outlaw » Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:15 pm

Water over the driveways on the north side of 520 and they closed off the boat access road at lone cabage it's come up 6 inches since Sunday Image

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