Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
602 PM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

FLC069-095-022330-
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LAKE FL-ORANGE FL-
602 PM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
  NORTHWESTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 559 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED TWO TO THREE INCHES OF
  RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS NORTHWEST ORANGE COUNTY AND CENTRAL LAKE
  COUNTY OVER THE PAST HOUR. THIS RAINFALL IS LEADING MINOR FLOODING
  IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDING TO OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  AND ROADWAYS. AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE AS
  THESE STORMS WEAKEN AND PUSH SLOWLY WESTWARDS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  APOPKA...OCOEE...WINTER GARDEN...EUSTIS AND TAVARES.

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.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 2896 8173 2896 8166 2902 8166 2902 8139
      2899 8137 2899 8136 2884 8140 2882 8142
      2873 8143 2871 8144 2871 8146 2864 8146
      2864 8145 2849 8149 2855 8187

$$

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