Flood Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1137 PM AST THU SEP 22 2016

PRC023-067-097-230945-
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CABO ROJO PR-HORMIGUEROS PR-MAYAGUEZ PR-
1137 PM AST THU SEP 22 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CABO ROJO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  HORMIGUEROS MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  MAYAGUEZ MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...

* UNTIL 545 AM AST FRIDAY

* AT 1135 PM AST...LOCAL USGS RIVER GAUGES SENSORS ALONG RIO
  GUANAJIBO ACROSS CABO ROJO, HORMIGUEROS AND MAYAGUEZ INDICATED
  THAT THE RIVER CONTINUES OUT OF ITS BANKS. NO SIGNIFICANT SHOWERS
  ARE OBSERVED ACROSS THE AREA AT THIS MOMENT, BUT THE RIVER WILL
  CONTINUE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS DUE TO
  RUNOFF FROM THE PREVIOUS RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 1813 6711 1810 6711 1814 6718 1815 6717
      1815 6718 1816 6718 1818 6717

$$

ACOTTO


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