Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
355 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 352 PM EDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED LOCALLY 6 INCHES OF RAINFALL
  THIS AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE
  FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS. FLASH FLOODING MAY LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WEST PALM BEACH...PALM BEACH GARDENS...LAKE WORTH...RIVIERA
  BEACH...PALM BEACH...GREENACRES...PALM SPRINGS...NORTH PALM
  BEACH...LAKE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

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.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 2662 8004 2670 8005 2669 8005 2661 8004
      2660 8004 2660 8018 2684 8011 2683 8005
      2680 8004 2683 8004 2678 8003 2677 8003
      2680 8005 2671 8005 2677 8004

$$


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