Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WGCA82 TJSJ 282207
FLSSJU

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
607 PM AST WED SEP 28 2016

VIC010-282300-
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SAINT CROIX VI-
607 PM AST WED SEP 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  SAINT CROIX IN VIRGIN ISLANDS...

* UNTIL 700 PM AST

* AT 603 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAINS ACCOMPANYING
  THUNDERSTORMS AND SQUALLS MOVING ACROSS THE REGION. THE HEAVY
  RAINS WILL LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS,GUTS, SMALL
  STREAMS, AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...GUTS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 1772 6464 1773 6465 1771 6467 1771 6473
      1769 6475 1770 6476 1768 6476 1770 6478
      1769 6485 1776 6485 1778 6481 1777 6475
      1778 6475 1775 6470 1777 6467 1776 6467
      1777 6462 1779 6462 1776 6457

$$

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