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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
1004 AM AST SAT OCT 17 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
YABUCOA IN PUERTO RICO...  
 
* UNTIL NOON AST.  
 
* AT 1004 AM AST, USGS SENSOR INDICATED THAT RIO GUAYANES IS  
CURRENTLY OUT OF ITS BANKS, FLOODING ROAD 3. ADDITIONAL MODERATE  
TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO MOVE IN SHORTLY. FLASH FLOODING  
IS ALREADY OCCURRING.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS,  
HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER  
DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
YABUCOA, MARTORELL, PLAYITA, ROSA SANCHEZ, EL NEGRO, COMUNAS AND  
CANDELERO ARRIBA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 1811 6587 1812 6585 1810 6585 1807 6580  
1806 6580 1806 6582 1805 6584 1802 6583  
1801 6583 1801 6585 1803 6587 1802 6588  
1803 6590 1804 6593 1807 6601 1809 6599  
1809 6594 1811 6593 1812 6593 1813 6591  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
GL  
 
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