Flood Statement

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PALM BEACH FL-
307 AM EDT FRI OCT 7 2016

…THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 AM EDT FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY…

AT 304 AM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE RAIN BAND FROM DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW HAS MOVES NORTH OF NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY. HOWEVER, LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINS WILL CONTINUE OVER NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY WHICH CAN STILL PRODUCE UP TO QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL ON TOP OF THE ALREADY 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL THAT HAS FALLEN OVER THE AREA. THEREFORE, THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 AM EDT FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
WEST PALM BEACH…JUPITER…PALM BEACH GARDENS…LAKE WORTH AND RIVIERA BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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 2689 8003 2662 8003 2680 8063 2697 8063
2697 8061 2696 8061 2696 8038

$$

BAXTER

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Author: Howard

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