Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
126 PM AST WED JUL 20 2016

PRC001-003-011-071-081-083-097-099-117-131-202030-
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ISABELA PR-ADJUNTAS PR-SAN SEBASTIAN PR-ANASCO PR-RINCON PR-
AGUADA PR-LARES PR-LAS MARIAS PR-MAYAGUEZ PR-MOCA PR-
126 PM AST WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  ISABELA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  ADJUNTAS MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  SAN SEBASTIAN MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  ANASCO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  RINCON MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  AGUADA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  LARES MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  LAS MARIAS MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  MAYAGUEZ MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  MOCA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...

* UNTIL 430 PM AST

* AT 120 PM AST...DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND
  SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT
  IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS SOME OF THESE MUNICIPALITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS
IMMINENT.

LAT...LON 1831 6682 1825 6683 1823 6681 1825 6678
      1822 6676 1821 6669 1813 6670 1812 6675
      1813 6677 1813 6680 1817 6683 1819 6687
      1821 6698 1819 6702 1824 6706 1833 6725
      1837 6725 1842 6716 1839 6714 1843 6711

$$

JFIGUEROA



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