438  
WGCA42 TJSJ 100951  
FLWSJU  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
551 AM AST FRI MAY 10 2024  
 
PRC003-005-099-131-101600-  
/O.EXT.TJSJ.FA.W.0029.000000T0000Z-240510T1600Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
AGUADA PR-AGUADILLA PR-MOCA PR-SAN SEBASTIAN PR-  
551 AM AST FRI MAY 10 2024  
   
..FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AST TODAY
 
 
* WHAT...FLOODING CAUSED BY FLOOD WATERS FROM RIO CULEBRINAS.  
 
* WHERE...A PORTION OF PUERTO RICO, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING  
COUNTIES, AGUADA, AGUADILLA, MOCA AND SAN SEBASTIAN.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL NOON AST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...FLOODING OF RIVERS, CREEKS, STREAMS, AND OTHER LOW-LYING  
AND FLOOD-PRONE LOCATIONS IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. STREAMS  
CONTINUE TO RISE DUE TO EXCESS RUNOFF FROM EARLIER RAINFALL.  
LOW-WATER CROSSINGS ARE INUNDATED WITH WATER AND MAY NOT BE  
PASSABLE. EXPECT MANY AREAS OF SLOW MOVING OR STANDING WATER.  
LOCAL MEDIA HAVE REPORTED WATER RESCUES.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 551 AM AST, RIVER GAUGE REPORTS ALONG RIO CULEBRINAS AT  
MOCA HAS DROPPED BELOW ACTION STAGE (15 FEET), NOW AROUND  
11.15 FEET. HOWEVER, FLOOD WATERS ARE STILL AFFECTING ROAD  
PR-418 BETWEEN AGUADA AND AGUADILLA. FOR THAT REASON, THE  
FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED.  
- THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...  
RIO GRANDE DE ANASCO, CANAL PRINCIPAL DE DIVERSION, RIO  
GUATEMALA, RIO CULEBRINAS, RIO CANAS, RIO INGENIO, RIO GRANDE  
DE ANASCO WATERSHED, RIO CULEBRA, RIO SONADOR, RIO GUAJATACA  
AND COASTAL WATERSHED.  
FLOODING IMPACTS WILL CONTINUE, BUT NO ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS  
EXPECTED.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME  
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.  
 
PLEASE REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW  
ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS THIS INFORMATION TO THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 1841 6721 1843 6718 1845 6718 1846 6716  
1840 6703 1839 6703 1839 6702 1834 6691  
1827 6695 1838 6723  
 

 
 
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