Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
759 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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MIAMI-DADE FL-
759 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT

* AT 757 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ONSHORE. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN FELL LAST
  NIGHT...AND THIS LINE OF TRAINING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD
  PRODUCE LOCALLY ANOTHER ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A BRIEF PERIOD OF
  TIME.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MIAMI...MIAMI BEACH...SURFSIDE...VIRGINIA KEY AND NORTH MIAMI.

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.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 2577 8013 2581 8014 2582 8018 2581 8019
      2578 8018 2577 8015 2576 8013 2577 8019
      2576 8018 2575 8014 2572 8015 2571 8015
      2571 8016 2574 8016 2576 8019 2576 8023
      2590 8023 2589 8012

$$

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