Flood Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
657 PM AST MON OCT 20 2014

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HORMIGUEROS PR-MAYAGUEZ PR-
657 PM AST MON OCT 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  HORMIGUEROS MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  MAYAGUEZ MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...

* UNTIL 1000 PM AST

* AT 653 PM AST...USGS SENSOR AT RIO GUANAJIBO NEAR HORMIGUEROS
INDICATED THAT THE RIVER IS CLOSE TO FLOOD STAGE. THE RIVER IS
EXPECTED TO RISE DURING THE NEXT HOUR AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
SLOWLY AFTERWARDS. LOW LYING AREAS OF ROADS PR 114...309 AND 347 CAN
EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING IN THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 1813 6711 1812 6712 1816 6718 1817 6718
      1817 6717

$$

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