Flood Statement

FLC099-040400-
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PALM BEACH FL-
902 PM EDT MON OCT 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT

* AT 857 PM EDT…LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING ALONG FEDERAL HIGHWAY… AS WELL AS THE 200-400 BLOCK OF CONGRESS AVE IN DELRAY BEACH DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN DURING THE LAST HOUR.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH THE TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CONTINUE MINOR FLOODING. IF THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS INCREASE MORE THAN FORECAST THEN A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MAY BE NEEDED FOR THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

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.

&&

LAT…LON 2635 8005 2638 8016 2644 8021 2664 8026
2666 8003

$$

BAXTER

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Author: Howard

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