Flood Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WGCA42 TJSJ 210459
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1259 AM AST TUE OCT 21 2014

PRC067-097-210800-
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HORMIGUEROS PR-MAYAGUEZ PR-
1259 AM AST TUE OCT 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS EXTENDED THE

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

* UNTIL 400 AM AST

* AT 1255 AM AST THE HORMIGUEROS RIVER AT HORMIGUEROS WAS REPORTING
20.49 FEET WHERE 20 FEET IS FLOOD STAGE. THE RIVER CRESTED BETWEEN
12 AND 1 AM AST AND IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SOMETIME
BEFORE 4 AM AST.

* AREAS AT AND BELOW THE RIVER GAGE TO THE CARIBBEAN SEA WILL REMAIN
IN FLOOD AND SOME ROADS REMAIN BLOCKED.

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.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

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

$$

SNELL








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