Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WGCA82 TJSJ 280047
FLSSJU

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
847 PM AST THU AUG 27 2015

VIC010-280345-
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SAINT CROIX VI-
847 PM AST THU AUG 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES FOR...
  SAINT CROIX IN VIRGIN ISLANDS...

* UNTIL 1145 PM AST

* AT 841 PM AST...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR
  INDICATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE RAINBANDS OF TROPICAL
  STORM ERIKA...CAPABLE OF CAUSING HEAVY RAIN...MOVING INTO THE
  ADVISORY AREA. THIS RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO RAPID RISES AND FLOODING
  ON DRY GUTS AND STREAMS. FLOODING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS CAN BE ALSO
  BE EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GROVE PLACE...FREDERIKSTED SOUTH...CHRISTIANSTED AND FREDERIKSTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 1772 6464 1771 6467 1770 6476 1768 6476
      1770 6478 1768 6490 1771 6488 1775 6489
      1777 6487 1776 6483 1777 6475 1778 6475
      1775 6470 1777 6467 1776 6467 1777 6462
      1779 6462 1776 6457

$$

AAS



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