Rio Grande County, Puerto Rico
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Weather Alerts: Rio Grande County, Puerto Rico
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Flash Flood Watch
PRZ001>013-301645-
/O.NEW.TJSJ.FF.A.0001.160430T1000Z-160501T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN JUAN...CAROLINA...FAJARDO...
HUMACAO...GUAYAMA...ARROYO...YABUCOA...SALINAS...COCO...CAGUAS...
ARECIBO...VEGA BAJA...DORADO...COAMO...COROZAL...AIBONITO...
VILLALBA...JAYUYA...PONCE...AGUADILLA...ISABELA...HATILLO...
QUEBRADILLAS...UTUADO...SABANA GRANDE...LARES...ADJUNTAS...
HORMIGUEROS...MOCA...AGUADA...LUYANDO...CABO ROJO...LAJAS...
CULEBRA...ESPERANZA
434 AM AST SAT APR 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL OF PUERTO RICO...INCLUDING CULEBRA AND
VIEQUES.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* CONDITIONS HAVE BECOME FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY RAIN OVER SATURATED
SOILS.

* MANY AREAS WILL RECEIVE TOO MUCH RAIN TOO QUICKLY TO DRAIN
PROPERLY CREATING HIGH RIVERS AND STREAMS...FLOODED URBAN
STREETS AND SLIPPAGE OF STEEP TERRAIN IN MUDSLIDES.

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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
PRZ001>013-301645-
SAN JUAN Y VECINDAD-NORESTE-SURESTE-INTERIOR ESTE-
CENTRAL NORTE-INTERIOR CENTRAL-PONCE Y VECINDAD-NOROESTE-
INTERIOR OESTE-MAYAGUEZ Y VECINDAD-SUROESTE-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
INCLUYENDO LA CIUDAD DE...SAN JUAN...CAROLINA...FAJARDO...
HUMACAO...GUAYAMA...ARROYO...YABUCOA...SALINAS...COCO...CAGUAS...
ARECIBO...VEGA BAJA...DORADO...COAMO...COROZAL...AIBONITO...
VILLALBA...JAYUYA...PONCE...AGUADILLA...ISABELA...HATILLO...
QUEBRADILLAS...UTUADO...SABANA GRANDE...LARES...ADJUNTAS...
HORMIGUEROS...MOCA...AGUADA...LUYANDO...CABO ROJO...LAJAS...
CULEBRA...ESPERANZA
434 AM AST SABADO 30 DE ABRIL DE 2016

...VIGILANCIA DE INUNDACIONES REPENTINAS EN EFECTO HASTA ESTA
NOCHE...

EL SERVICIO NACIONAL DE METEOROLOGIA EN SAN JUAN HA EMITIDO

* VIGILANCIA DE INUNDACIONES REPENTINAS PARA TODO PUERTO
RICO...INCLUYENDO A CULEBRA Y VIEQUES.

* HASTA ESTA NOCHE.

* LAS CONDICIONES ESTAN FAVORABLES PARA FUERTES LLUVIAS SOBRE SUELOS
SATURADOS.

* MUCHAS AREAS RECIBIRAN LLUVIAS EXCESIVAS QUE HARAN DIFICIL EL
DRENAJE RAPIDO...PRODUCIENDO NIVELES ALTOS EN LOS RIOS Y PEQUENOS
RIACHUELOS...INUNDACIONES URBANAS Y DESLIZAMIENTOS.

MEDIDAS DE PRECAUCION/PREPARATIVOS...

UNA VIGILANCIA DE INUNDACIONES REPENTINAS SIGNIFICA QUE SE PUEDEN
DESARROLLAR CONDICIONES DE INUNDACIONES REPENTINAS. ESTA ES UNA
SITUACION PELIGROSA.

DEBE MANTENERSE ALERTAS A LOS ULTIMOS PRONOSTICOS Y ESTAR PREPARADOS
PARA TOMAR ACCION EN CASO DE QUE SE EMITAN AVISOS DE INUNDACIONES
REPENTINAS.

$$

Flood Advisory
PRC029-037-053-089-103-119-301215-
/O.NEW.TJSJ.FA.Y.0057.160430T0925Z-160430T1215Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LUQUILLO PR-FAJARDO PR-CEIBA PR-CANOVANAS PR-NAGUABO PR-
RIO GRANDE PR-
525 AM AST SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES FOR...
LUQUILLO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
FAJARDO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
CEIBA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
CANOVANAS MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
NAGUABO MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...
RIO GRANDE MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...

* UNTIL 815 AM AST

* AT 521 AM AST....DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
ACROSS THESE MUNICIPALITIES. THESE SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT HOURS. THE SOILS ARE ALREADY SATURATED
DUE TO THE PREVIOUS RAINFALL ACTIVITY. AS A RESULT RUNOFF FROM
THIS MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE FLOODING IN
STREAMS AND CREEKS...IN URBAN AREAS AND LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL AS
MUDSLIDES IN STEEP TERRAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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 1838 6575 1836 6567 1838 6562 1835 6564
1830 6563 1829 6564 1825 6563 1825 6559
1820 6569 1818 6570 1821 6582 1826 6581
1827 6583 1825 6587 1827 6591 1832 6590
1838 6591 1840 6593 1844 6587

$$

Flood Statement
PRC029-037-053-089-103-119-301215-
LUQUILLO PR-FAJARDO PR-CEIBA PR-CANOVANAS PR-NAGUABO PR-
RIO GRANDE PR-
525 AM AST SABADO 30 DE ABRIL DE 2016

EL SERVICIO NACIONAL DE METEOROLOGIA EN SAN JUAN HA EXTENDIDO...

* LA ADVERTENCIA DE INUNDACIONES PARA...LOS MUNICIPIO EN PUERTO RICO
DE LUQUILLO...FAJARDO...CEIBA...CANOVANAS...NAGUABO Y RIO GRANDE.

* HASTA LAS 8:15 AM PM AST.

* A LAS 521 AM AST...EL RADAR DOPPLER INDICO AGUACEROS DE MODERADOS
A LOCALMENTE FUERTES A TRAVES DE ESTOS MUNICIPIOS. SE ESPERA QUE
ESTOS AGUACEROS CONTINUEN POR LAS PROXIMAS HORAS. LOS SUELOS YA
ESTAN SATURADOS DEBIDO LAS LLUVIAS DE DIAS PREVIOS. COMO
RESULTADO...ESCORRENTIAS DE ESTOS AGUACEROS PODRAN CAUSARAN
INUNDACIONES DE RIOS Y PEQUENAS RIACHUELOS...ASI COMO AREAS
URBANAS Y AREAS BAJAS.

MEDIDAS DE PRECAUCION/PREPARATIVOS...

REGRESE...NO SE AHOGUE AL ENCONTRARSE CON CARRETERAS INUNDADAS.
MUCHAS DE LAS MUERTES ASOCIADAS A INUNDACIONES OCURREN EN VEHICULOS.

ESCORRENTIAS EXCESIVAS DEBIDO A LAS LLUVIAS FUERTES CAUSARA
INUNDACIONES DE QUEBRADAS Y RIACHUELOS PEQUENOS...DE AREAS
URBANAS...CARRETERAS...CALLES Y DEBAJO DE LOS PUENTES AL IGUAL QUE
EN OTRAS AREAS BAJAS Y DE POCO DRENAJE.

FAVOR DE REPORTAR INUNDACIONES A SU AGENCIA LOCAL DE POLICIA CUANDO
PUEDA HACERLO SIN PELIGRO.

&&

$$

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