Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WGCA82 TJSJ 291421
FLSSJU

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1021 AM AST FRI APR 29 2016

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LUQUILLO PR-FAJARDO PR-CEIBA PR-NAGUABO PR-RIO GRANDE PR-
1021 AM AST FRI APR 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  LUQUILLO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  FAJARDO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  CEIBA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  NAGUABO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
  RIO GRANDE MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...

* UNTIL 115 PM AST

* AT 1014 AM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  DEVELOPING OVER EL YUNQUE. THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL, OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND
  BRIEF GUSTY WINDS. RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY
  CAUSE FLOODING IN STREAMS AND CREEKS AS WELL AS URBAN AREAS AND
  LOW LYING AREAS.

MOST OF THE RIVERS ACROSS EL YUNQUE AREA ARE RUNNING HIGH...SO
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN WATER SURGES ALONG RIVERS
AND TRIBUTARIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

REMAIN ALERT FOR FLOODING EVEN IN LOCATIONS NOT RECEIVING RAIN.
ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVERS CAN BECOME RAGING KILLER CURRENTS IN A
MATTER OF MINUTES...EVEN FROM DISTANT RAINFALL.

&&

LAT...LON 1840 6577 1838 6575 1836 6567 1838 6562
      1835 6564 1829 6564 1825 6562 1825 6560
      1823 6560 1824 6563 1820 6563 1821 6566
      1818 6570 1819 6573 1818 6574 1820 6577
      1820 6583 1826 6582 1831 6587 1844 6587

$$

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