Friday, June 8, 2012

Flood Advisory for South Brevard and Osceola County


MELBOURNE, Florida -- The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Flood Advisory for southern Brevard County and Osceola County:

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
431 PM EDT FRI JUN 8 2012

FLC009-097-082230-
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OSCEOLA-BREVARD-
431 PM EDT FRI JUN 8 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PALM BAY...MELBOURNE...MALABAR...
  GRANT VALKARIA...
  CENTRAL OSCEOLA COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LAKE MARIAN...LAKE KISSIMMEE...
  KENANSVILLE...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT.

* AT 429 PM EDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY
RAIN OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN BREVARD AND OSCEOLA COUNTIES WHERE UP
TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST HOUR. AN ADDITIONAL ONE
TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE BEFORE THE RAIN TAPERS OFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD DEACTIVATE CRUISE CONTROL AND SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY
RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING. LEAVE SAFE DISTANCE
BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

STATE LAW REQUIRES HEADLIGHTS TO BE TURNED ON WHEN WINDSHIELD WIPERS
ARE IN USE.

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LAT...LON 2787 8048 2784 8050 2782 8088 2781 8088
      2778 8120 2784 8123 2785 8128 2788 8131
      2792 8132 2799 8139 2800 8142 2804 8146
      2802 8138 2806 8137 2819 8065 2814 8062
      2819 8063 2820 8058 2807 8055 2785 8045