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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
FLOOD ADVISORY
849 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

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GLADES FL-HENDRY FL-
849 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1000 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL GLADES AND NORTHWESTERN HENDRY COUNTIES...

AT 845 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THE THUNDERSTORMS THAT
PROMPTED THE FLOOD ADVISORY HAVE MOVED EAST. HOWEVER, THE DOPPLER
RADAR IS SHOWING ANOTHER AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING SOUTHWEST
OF THE AREA WHICH WILL BE MOVING INTO THE AREA DURING THE NEXT HOUR.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ON TOP OF
THE ALREADY 2 TO 4 INCHES THAT HAVE FALLEN FROM THE EARLIER THUNDERSTORMS. 
THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING TO CONTINUE IN THE
ADVISORY AREA. 

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LABELLE...LAKEPORT...PALMDALE...ORTONA AND PORT LA BELLE. 


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.


PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

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

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