Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1
000
WGUS62 KMLB 180800
FFAMLB

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
400 AM EDT WED MAY 18 2016

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR INDIAN RIVER...SAINT LUCIE...MARTIN
AND OKEECHOBEE COUNTIES THROUGH THIS EVENING...

FLZ054-058-059-064-181600-
/O.NEW.KMLB.FA.A.0002.160518T0800Z-160519T0100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEBASTIAN...VERO BEACH...BASINGER...
FORT DRUM...OKEECHOBEE...PORT SAINT LUCIE...FORT PIERCE...
HOBE SOUND...JENSEN BEACH...PORT SALERNO...STUART
400 AM EDT WED MAY 18 2016

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...INDIAN RIVER...MARTIN...OKEECHOBEE AND
  ST. LUCIE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES MAY OCCUR TODAY
  IN REGIONS WHERE SHOWERS AND STORMS DEVELOP AND TRAIN WEST TO
  EAST OVER THE SAME AREAS. THIS SHOULD OCCUR ACROSS SOUTHERN
  PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA WHERE EXTREMELY HEAVY RAIN FELL
  ON TUESDAY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE ADDITIONAL
  FLOODING IN THE WATCH AREA.

* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF STREETS...AND LOW-LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING WILL BE HIGHEST
  IN AREAS THAT RECEIVED THE HEAVIES RAINFALL AMOUNTS YESTERDAY.
  THIS INCLUDES SEBASTIAN...VERO BEACH...FORT PIERCE...STUART AND
  HOBE SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

&&

$$

VOLKMER


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.