Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
640 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FLC069-095-290030-
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ORANGE FL-LAKE FL-
640 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 635 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS
  CONVERGING OVER LAKE COUNTY ALONG AND NORTH OF STATE ROAD 50.
  RADAR ESTIMATED AREAS AROUND LAKE EUSTIS AND LAKE DORA HAVE
  RECEIVED BETWEEN TWO AND THREE INCHES OF RAIN ALREADY...WITH AN
  ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES EXPECTED. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  APOPKA...OCOEE...WINTER GARDEN...EUSTIS AND TAVARES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH  THEIR DESTINATION AND
NOT DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE
MANY LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY
RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE
ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF WATER TO SWAMP A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 2896 8173 2884 8154 2869 8146 2866 8146
      2852 8166 2859 8195

$$

BRAGAW


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