Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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WGUS82 KMLB 030148
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
948 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

FLC095-097-030315-
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ORANGE FL-OSCEOLA FL-
948 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN ORANGE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  NORTHWESTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 944 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS NEAR INTERSTATE 4 FROM CELEBRATION TO LAKE BUENA
  VISTA. RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATE UP TO 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN IN THIS AREA AND AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAINFALL
  WILL BE POSSIBLE BEFORE THESE STORMS WEAKEN. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CELEBRATION...LAKE BUENA VISTA AND VINELAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 2839 8141 2829 8148 2829 8160 2840 8153

$$

WEITLICH



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