Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WGCA82 TJSJ 241819
FLSSJU

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
219 PM AST SUN JUL 24 2016

PRC001-003-011-065-081-083-097-099-117-131-141-242115-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ADJUNTAS PR-SAN SEBASTIAN PR-ANASCO PR-RINCON PR-AGUADA PR-UTUADO PR-
LARES PR-LAS MARIAS PR-HATILLO PR-MAYAGUEZ PR-MOCA PR-
219 PM AST SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  ADJUNTAS MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  SAN SEBASTIAN MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  ANASCO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  RINCON MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  AGUADA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  UTUADO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  LARES MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  LAS MARIAS MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  HATILLO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  MAYAGUEZ MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  MOCA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...

* UNTIL 515 PM AST

* AT 215 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  WITH HEAVY RAIN...GUSTY WINDS AND LIGHTNING ACROSS THE INTERIOR
  AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO. THESE SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
  OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS COULD ALSO RESULT IN MINOR
  FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SAN SEBASTIAN...MOCA...LARES...ANASCO...RINCON...LAS MARIAS...
  AGUADA...UTUADO...HATO ARRIBA...LUYANDO...LA PLAYA...CAYUCO...
  STELLA...ESPINO AND JUNCAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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.

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 1841 6716 1839 6715 1839 6714 1841 6712
      1829 6668 1821 6686 1823 6717 1828 6719
      1829 6720 1830 6724 1834 6726 1837 6726
      1839 6719

$$

ACOTTO


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