Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1134 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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BROWARD FL-MIAMI-DADE FL-
1134 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN BROWARD COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA...
  NORTHEASTERN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 130 PM EST

* AT 1123 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED
  THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM THE OPA-LOCKA AND HIALEAH AREA
  NORTHEAST TO JUST OFFSHORE MIAMI BEACH AND HALLANDALE BEACH. THIS ACTIVITY
  IS MOVING LITTLE WITH THE ACTIVITY OFFSHORE MIAMI BEACH AND HALLANDALE
  BEACH ABOUT TO MOVE ONSHORE. DOPPLER RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATES INDICATE
  AS MUCH AS 3-5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA
  THIS MORNING WITH SOME MEASURED AMOUNTS AS HIGH AS 5 INCHES. ANY ADDITIONAL
  ACTIVITY WILL BE CAPABLE OF DUMPING SIMILAR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE AREA
  DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE LIKELIHOOD OF STREET
  FLOODING IN HARDEST HIT AREAS BEING HIGH. THEREFORE A FLOOD ADVISORY IS
  NOW IN EFFECT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE...
  MIAMI...OPA LOCKA...MIAMI BEACH...HALLANDALE BEACH AND COMMUNITIES IN
  BETWEEN OR ADJACENT TO THEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 2590 8012 2584 8012 2582 8013 2584 8017
      2583 8018 2584 8030 2603 8019 2602 8012
      2601 8012 2602 8011 2591 8012 2593 8012
      2593 8013 2590 8013 2591 8014 2589 8013

$$

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