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410 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* a portion of South Florida, including the following areas,
Coastal Broward, Coastal Collier, Coastal Miami-Dade, Coastal
Palm Beach, Far South Miami-Dade, Glades, Hendry, Inland
Broward, Inland Collier, Inland Miami-Dade, Inland Palm Beach,
Mainland Monroe, Metro Broward, Metro Miami-Dade, and Metro
* From 8 AM EDT this morning through Sunday evening
* Widespread rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are expected due to
deep tropical moisture streaming northward into South Florida.
Locally much higher amounts are possible. Rainfall of this
magnitude may lead to flooding.
* Grounds are fairly saturated from rainfall earlier in the week
so additional rainfall will more easily runoff and lead to
flooding. Flooding of canals, streets, and underpasses, as well
as other drainage areas and low-lying spots can be expected. The
hardest hit areas may see water intruding on vulnerable
structures and causing impassable travel lanes and roadways.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
$$Rip Current Statement
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
432 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
* TIMING...through Monday.
* IMPACTS...Strong rip currents will be hazardous for those in
the surf zone along the Atlantic Beaches.
There is a high risk of rip currents.
Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.