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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 9:51 AM AST Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in San Juan has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
a dam failure in...
northeastern Isabela municipality in Puerto Rico...
central Quebradillas municipality in Puerto Rico...

* until 1000 am AST Wednesday

* at 946 am AST, the Guajataca dam remains in a compromised state.
   Residences and buildings down stream of this dam remain under a
   flooding threat should the dam fail. This situation is expected
   to continue for the next several days.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This is a dangerous situation! Do not return to your homes if you
live down stream of this dam. Flooding from a dam failure can sweep
in to quickly for you to escape. Stay away or be swept away.


Lat... Lon 1850 6694 1845 6695 1843 6693 1841 6693
      1840 6692 1839 6692 1839 6694 1841 6696
      1842 6695 1844 6697 1846 6698 1850 6697


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:44 AM AST Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Puerto Rico, including the following areas, central interior,
Culebra, eastern interior, Mayaguez and vicinity, north Central,
Northeast, northwest, Ponce and vicinity, San Juan and
vicinity, southeast, southwest, Vieques, and western interior.

* Through Wednesday evening

* abundant moisture will bring scattered to numerous showers and
thunderstorms to portions of Puerto Rico through Wednesday.
Soils are already saturated, and many rivers continue to run
above normal. Any additional heavy rainfall may lead to urban
and small stream and/or flash flooding.

* There is a high risk of river and small stream flooding as
well as mudslides and Rockfall in areas of steep terrain both
in rural and urban areas. Urban flooding is also likely across
low lying and poor drainage areas. Any additional rainfall
across these areas can lead to flash flooding.

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
Issued: 3:44 AM AST Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Puerto Rico, including the following areas, central interior,
Culebra, eastern interior, Mayaguez and vicinity, north Central,
Northeast, northwest, Ponce and vicinity, San Juan and
vicinity, southeast, southwest, Vieques, and western interior.

* Through Wednesday evening

* abundant moisture will bring scattered to numerous showers and
thunderstorms to portions of Puerto Rico through Wednesday.
Soils are already saturated, and many rivers continue to run
above normal. Any additional heavy rainfall may lead to urban
and small stream and/or flash flooding.

* There is a high risk of river and small stream flooding as
well as mudslides and Rockfall in areas of steep terrain both
in rural and urban areas. Urban flooding is also likely across
low lying and poor drainage areas. Any additional rainfall
across these areas can lead to flash flooding.

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.




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