Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WATCH
National Weather Service San Juan PR
157 PM AST Sat Nov 18 2017

...The communities along the Guajataca River downstream from the
Dam should continue to monitor the status...

.Although the Federal and Local agencies have managed to control
the situation at the Guajataca Dam, the potential for Dam Failure
continues.

PRZ008-191800-
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Northwest-
Including the cities of Aguadilla, Camuy, Hatillo, Isabela,
and Quebradillas
157 PM AST Sat Nov 18 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Flash Flood Watch for communities downstream from the Guajataca
  Dam, especially the low lying areas along the river.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* The effort conducted by the Federal and Local Agencies reduce
  the risk of dam failure. However, the potential for failure
  continues, for that reason a Flash Flood Watch has been issued
  for the communities downstream from the Guajataca Dam.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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