Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
422 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

FLC085-111-221115-
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St. Lucie FL-Martin FL-
422 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Eastern St. Lucie County in east central Florida... Eastern
  Martin County in east central Florida...

* Until 715 AM EDT.

* At 420 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain with some
  embedded lightning storms that will cause minor flooding.
  Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in
  the advisory area. Between one and two inches of rain has already
  fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Port Saint Lucie, Walton, Fort Pierce, Stuart and Tequesta.

Additional rainfall of one to two inches is expected over the area.
This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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 2696 8031 2756 8052 2755 8032 2746 8032
      2721 8017 2734 8025 2732 8027 2719 8016
      2718 8018 2718 8019 2722 8021 2725 8032
      2724 8032 2717 8026 2720 8026 2715 8015
      2697 8008

$$

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