Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WGCA72 TJSJ 222021
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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service San Juan PR
Issued by National Weather Service Miami FL
421 PM AST FRI SEP 22 2017

PRC071-115-230015-
/O.CON.TJSJ.FF.W.0113.000000T0000Z-170923T0015Z/
/00000.3.DM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ISABELA PR-QUEBRADILLAS PR-
421 PM AST FRI SEP 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR ISABELLA AND QUEBRADILLAS...

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR AN IMMINENT DAM FAILURE
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
815 PM AST FOR ISABELA AND QUEBRADILLAS MUNICIPALITIES...

At 410 PM AST dam operators reported that a failure of the Guajataca
Dam is imminent, causing life-threatening flash flooding downstream
on the Rio Guajataca River.

This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for ISABELLA, QUEBRADILLAS and
SURROUNDING AREAS. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to higher ground now! This is an extremely dangerous and life-
threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.
Authorities have ordered an evacuation of Isabella and Quebradillas.
Buses are evacuating people from these areas. Please heed
instructions from authorities.

&&

LAT...LON 1852 6707 1850 6690 1836 6690 1839 6693
      1838 6694 1838 6695 1839 6700 1839 6702
      1844 6705 1848 6706 1849 6708 1851 6710
      1851 6707

$$

Hagen/Molleda



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