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

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  GLADES COUNTY IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA...
  NORTHWESTERN HENDRY COUNTY IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT

* AT 939 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT ARE 
  TRAINING OVER THE SAME AREA WHICH ARE PRODUCING RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  BETWEEN 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL. DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED
  THAT PARTS OF GLADES COUNTY HAS ALREADY SEEN BETWEEN 4 TO 6 INCHES
  OF RAINFALL FROM THE EARLIER THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.
  THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POSSIBLE
  MINOR FLOODING OVER THE AREA. THEREFORE...THE URBAN FLOOD ADVISORY
  HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 1245 AM EDT FOR GLADES COUNTY AND EXTENDED
  INTO NORTHWEST HENDRY COUNTY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LABELLE...MOORE HAVEN...LAKEPORT...PALMDALE AND BUCKHEAD RIDGE. 

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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