197  
WGCA42 TJSJ 150815  
FLWSJU  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
415 AM AST WED AUG 15 2018  
 
PRC003-117-151115-  
/O.NEW.TJSJ.FA.W.0004.180815T0815Z-180815T1115Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
RINCON PR-AGUADA PR-  
415 AM AST WED AUG 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
RINCON MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...  
AGUADA MUNICIPALITY IN PUERTO RICO...  
 
* UNTIL 715 AM AST  
 
* AT 412 AM AST, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT THE  
CULEBRINAS RIVER CONTINUES OUT OF ITS BANKS NEAR THE INTERSECTION  
BETWEEN PR-115 AND PR-418 ROADS. THESE ROAD CONTINUES CLOSED.  
LATEST RIVER GAUGE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT THE RIVER IS NOW AT  
15.29 FEET, ABOVE THE 15 FEET FLOOD STAGE. WATER LEVELS ARE SLOWLY  
RECEDING, THEREFORE, FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE. FOR THIS  
REASON, THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 415 AM AST.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 1836 6715 1833 6717 1831 6720 1832 6725  
1833 6725 1838 6724 1838 6722  
 

 
 
ICP/CAM  
 
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