Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WGCA82 TJSJ 181956
FLSSJU

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
356 PM AST THU SEP 18 2014

PRC019-039-047-054-073-101-107-182230-
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BARRANQUITAS PR-CIALES PR-COROZAL PR-FLORIDA PR-JAYUYA PR-MOROVIS PR-
OROCOVIS PR-
356 PM AST THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RIVER RISES IN
  FOR THE FOLLOWING MUNICIPALITIES...

  IN PUERTO RICO
     BARRANQUITAS...CIALES...COROZAL...FLORIDA...JAYUYA...MOROVIS AND
     OROCOVIS

* UNTIL 630 PM AST

* AT 354 PM AST...DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THESE
MUNICIPALITIES. THIS HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING IN
LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL AS QUICK RISES IN SMALL RIVERS AND STREAMS.
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP OVER THE
SAME AREAS THROUGH AT LEAST 630 PM AST.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 1839 6653 1835 6653 1837 6647 1833 6637
      1834 6630 1827 6629 1825 6631 1824 6629
      1820 6628 1818 6632 1819 6662 1828 6660
      1830 6657 1832 6659 1840 6658

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