Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
211 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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OKEECHOBEE FL-
211 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEERN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 209 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  TREASURE ISLAND...OKEECHOBEE...TAYLOR CREEK...FOUR SEASONS ESTATES
  AND COUNTRY HILLS ESTATES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE
AREA BEFORE THE RAIN TAPERS OFF. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE
MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2716 8071 2721 8079 2720 8083 2714 8087
      2717 8088 2716 8089 2717 8091 2719 8091
      2720 8094 2722 8095 2722 8097 2723 8099
      2725 8098 2726 8100 2730 8100 2730 8103
      2734 8105 2749 8068 2712 8068

$$

KELLY



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