High flood, wind levels expected this weekend in South Florida
Reports from the National Weather Service have indicated an extremely wet and windy weekend, and while we here at BrowardNETOnline.com aren’t meteorologists, take precautions as you travel this weekend. Report below from National Weather Service: http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=FLZ172&warncounty=FLC011&firewxzone=FLZ172&local_place1=Pompano+Beach+FL&product1=Short+Term+Forecast
In short, look at the image to the right and the blue and red indicates high levels of rain, wind and moisture headed to South Florida.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTH FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...COASTAL BROWARD...COASTAL MIAMI DADE... COASTAL PALM BEACH...FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE...INLAND BROWARD... INLAND MIAMI DADE...INLAND PALM BEACH...METRO BROWARD...METRO MIAMI DADE AND METRO PALM BEACH. * THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING * PLENTY OF DEEP LAYER MOISTURE SPREADING NORTH OVER THE LOCAL AREA WILL LEAD TO A PROLONGED PERIOD OF RAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE 3 TO 6 INCH RANGE THROUGH THIS TIME WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER THE COASTAL AND METRO LOCATIONS. RAINFALL TOTALS OVER THE PAST 12 TO 24 HRS HAVE ALREADY REACHED THE 1 TO 2.5 INCH RANGE. THESE SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD CAUSE FLOODING OF ROADS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS THROUGH THIS TIME. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.
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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Oct 8 2011. Filed under Broward County, Featured. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry