Flood Statement

FLC099-040400-
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PALM BEACH FL-
1011 PM EDT MON OCT 3 2016

…THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY…

AT 1010 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE RAINS HAVE DISSIPATED OVER THE AREA WHERE 2 TO 4 INCHES HAVE FALLEN. THIS AMOUNT OF RAINFALL WILL TAKE SOME TIME TO DISSIPATE. THEREFORE…THE FLOOD ADVISORY WILL CONTINUE FOR SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL MIDNIGHT.
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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