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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
FLOOD ADVISORY
301 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

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PALM BEACH FL-
301 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST FLORIDA...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 259 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO 
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE BELLE GLADE AND PAHOKEE AREAS. THE HEAVIEST 
  RAIN AND LIKELY FLOODING IS OCCURRING JUST EAST OF BELLE GLADE AND 
  NORTH OF STATE ROAD 80 WHERE RADAR IS ESTIMATING UP TO THREE 
  INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR. AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES IS 
  LIKELY THROUGH 5 PM.  
  
  THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. 

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FREMD VILLAGE-PADGETT ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

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