Flood Statement

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PALM BEACH FL-
511 PM EDT MON OCT 3 2016

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

AT 508 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAINFALL UP TO 5 INCHES HAVE FALLEN FROM THE EARLIER TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS. THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DISSIPATED LATE THIS AFTERNOON, BUT LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINS CONTINUE OVER THE AREA WHICH CAN STILL PRODUCE ANOTHER QUARTER TO HALF AN INCH ON TOP OF THE ALREADY 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL. THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. THEREFORE, THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR WEST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY.

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

$$

BAXTER

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Author: Howard

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