Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
831 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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BREVARD-
831 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PALM BAY...CAMP HOLLY FISH CAMP...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT.

* AT 830 PM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY
RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS PALM BAY AND SOUTHWEST MELBOURNE. RADAR
ESTIMATES THAT UP TO 3 INCHES HAVE FALLEN IN PORTIONS OF THIS
AREA...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE AS STORMS DIMINISH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS HEAVY RAINFALL IS CAUSING OR IS LIKELY TO
CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF WILL CAUSE
TEMPORARY FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...SUCH AS HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
INTERSECTIONS AS WELL AS POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.
MINOR FLOODING MAY CAUSE TEMPORARY LANE OR ROAD CLOSURES BUT THE
THREAT OF WATER ENTERING HOMES AND BUSINESSES IS LOW.

MOTORISTS SHOULD DEACTIVATE CRUISE CONTROL AND SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY
RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING. LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE
BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2812 8068 2789 8055 2785 8074 2810 8085

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