Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
558 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

FLC009-230000-
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BREVARD-
558 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT.

* AT 555 PM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY
RAIN FROM COCOA TO PORT SAINT JOHN WITH THUNDERSTORMS MOVING
NORTHWARD ACROSS BREVARD COUNTY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF TWO TO THREE INCHES ACROSS AREAS THAT HAD ALREADY RECEIVED ONE TO
TWO INCHES EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF ROADWAYS
AND MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FROM COCOA
TO TITUSVILLE AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MERRITT ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD DEACTIVATE CRUISE CONTROL AND SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY
RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING. LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE
BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 2850 8056 2836 8060 2823 8060 2823 8062
      2826 8061 2831 8064 2829 8066 2823 8065
      2820 8086 2849 8087 2861 8096 2879 8096
      2879 8077 2876 8074 2878 8074 2878 8072
      2859 8057 2850 8055

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