The forecast called for the rains to continue until after midnight Saturday, according to NWS meteorologist Andrew McKaughan in Ruskin.
"Some areas have seen upwards of three to four inches while some areas have seen as little as half an inch to an inch," he said. "But definitely everyone has seen rain."The forecast calls for the river to remain in flood stage until Monday afternoon, McKaughan said.Sunday's forecast called for a lessened chance of rain chances (50 percent) compared with Saturday's 70 percent, he added.
"Either way, more rainfall is expected," McKaughan said.