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FLASH FLOOD WATCH
National Weather Service San Juan PR
146 PM AST Tue Nov 21 2017

...The communities along the Guajataca River downstream from the
Dam should continue to monitor the status...

.Although the federal and local agencies have managed to control
the situation at the Guajataca Dam, the potential for a dam
failure continues.

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Northwest-
Including the cities of Aguadilla, Camuy, Hatillo, Isabela,
and Quebradillas
146 PM AST Tue Nov 21 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch is in effect for

* The communities downstream from the Guajataca Dam, especially
  the low lying areas along the river.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* The effort conducted by the federal and local agencies reduce
  the risk of dam failure. However, the potential for failure
  continues, for that reason a Flash Flood Watch continues for
  the communities downstream from the Guajataca Dam.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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