Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
509 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FLC069-127-292230-
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LAKE-VOLUSIA-
509 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN LAKE COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  NORTHWESTERN VOLUSIA COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PIERSON...DELEON SPRINGS...DELAND...
  BARBERVILLE...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT.

* AT 507 PM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY
RAIN HAD FALLEN ALONG AND EAST OF THE SAINT JOHN`S RIVER FROM LAKE
GEORGE AND BAKERSTOWN TO NORTHWESTERN SECTIONS OF DELAND. RADAR
RAINFALL ESTIMATES THAT NEARLY 4 INCHES HAVE FALLEN OVER THE PAST
HOUR IN PORTIONS OF THIS REGION...AND AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES
WILL BE POSSIBLE BEFORE STORMS WEAKEN AND MOVE NORTHEAST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS HEAVY RAINFALL IS CAUSING OR IS LIKELY TO
CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF WILL CAUSE
TEMPORARY FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...SUCH AS HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
INTERSECTIONS AS WELL AS POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.
MINOR FLOODING MAY CAUSE TEMPORARY LANE OR ROAD CLOSURES BUT THE
THREAT OF WATER ENTERING HOMES AND BUSINESSES IS LOW.

MOTORISTS SHOULD DEACTIVATE CRUISE CONTROL AND SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY
RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING. LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE
BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2940 8142 2927 8141 2927 8128 2910 8116
      2895 8140 2922 8165 2928 8165 2932 8168
      2933 8168 2934 8166 2938 8145 2940 8143

$$


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