Published: Jul 03, 2013 6:33 PM EDT

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- A river flood warning remains in effect for the Peace River and Horse Creek.

Heavy rains from the past few days, along with additional rain expected, will cause the river and creek to continue at or above flood stage.

The flood warning for Horse Creek continues until late Saturday night. 

The current stage is 13.0 feet (flood stage is 12.0 feet). 

The river will continue rising to near 12.0 feet by Friday early afternoon then begin falling.

At 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, the stage was 11.1 feet (flood state is 11.0 feet).