Flood Statement

FLC099-032245-
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PALM BEACH FL-
341 PM EDT MON OCT 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
WEST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA…

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 339 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER THIS
AREA…AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE NEXT HOUR OR SO. IF THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS INCREASE MORE THAN FORECAST, THEN A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MAY BE NEEDED FOR THIS AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
BELLE GLADE…SOUTH BAY…BELLE GLADE CAMP AND OKEELANTA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…URBAN AREAS…HIGHWAYS…STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED…OR PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT…LON 2672 8062 2660 8054 2655 8072 2667 8078

$$

BAXTER

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Author: Howard

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