Flood Statement

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PALM BEACH FL-
415 PM EDT MON OCT 3 2016

…THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR WEST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY…

AT 412 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED BETWEEN 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL HAVE FALLEN FROM THE TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR IS ALSO SHOWING A NEW AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING SOUTH OF BELLE GLADES AND SOUTH BAY. THESE STORMS WILL MOVE NORTH AND AFFECT BELLE GLADES AND SOUTH BAY DURING THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 TO 2 INCHES. 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.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

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

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LAT…LON 2672 8062 2660 8054 2655 8072 2667 8078

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BAXTER

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Author: Howard

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