Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service San Juan PR
Issued by National Weather Service Miami FL
805 PM AST FRI SEP 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR ISABELLA AND QUEBRADILLAS...

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  A Dam Failure in...
  Eastern Isabela Municipality in Puerto Rico...
  Western Quebradillas Municipality in Puerto Rico...

* Until 200 AM AST Saturday

* At 759 PM AST, dam operators continued to report that a failure of
  the Guajataca Dam is imminent, potentially causing life-
  threatening flash flooding downstream on the Rio Guajataca River.

The National Weather Service has been running various dam break
scenarios. Preliminary results indicate that a full breach would
result in large peak flows that would reach the coast in under 12
hours. Flood extent mapping of these scenarios keep flows largely
within the canyon river channel.

This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for Eastern ISABELLA,
Western QUEBRADILLAS and SURROUNDING AREAS. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and
life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life. Please
heed instructions from authorities.

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LAT...LON 1850 6694 1845 6695 1842 6692 1839 6692
      1839 6693 1838 6694 1841 6696 1843 6696
      1845 6698 1850 6697

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