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Coastal Hazard Statement, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:07 PM EDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Monday
afternoon...

* timing... through Monday.

* Impacts... strong rip currents will be hazardous for those in
the surf zone along the Atlantic beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.




304 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

... Flood Watch now in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of South Florida, including the following areas,
coastal Broward, coastal Collier, coastal Miami-Dade, coastal
Palm Beach, far South Miami-Dade, Glades, Hendry, inland
Broward, inland Collier, inland Miami-Dade, inland Palm Beach,
Mainland Monroe, Metro Broward, Metro Miami-Dade, and Metro Palm
Beach.

* Through Monday afternoon

* as sub Tropical Storm Alberto departs the region, South Florida
will remain under a plume of well above normal atmospheric moisture
with risk of local excessive rainfall amounts capable of
resulting in flooding continuing through Monday.

* Potential impacts: areas subject to high rain rates over short
periods of time will be susceptible to experiencing street
flooding with flood prone areas having the risk of water
entering structures as well.

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.




Coastal Hazard Statement, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:07 PM EDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Monday
afternoon...

* timing... through Monday.

* Impacts... strong rip currents will be hazardous for those in
the surf zone along the Atlantic beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.




304 PM EDT sun may 27 2018

... Flood Watch now in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of South Florida, including the following areas,
coastal Broward, coastal Collier, coastal Miami-Dade, coastal
Palm Beach, far South Miami-Dade, Glades, Hendry, inland
Broward, inland Collier, inland Miami-Dade, inland Palm Beach,
Mainland Monroe, Metro Broward, Metro Miami-Dade, and Metro Palm
Beach.

* Through Monday afternoon

* as sub Tropical Storm Alberto departs the region, South Florida
will remain under a plume of well above normal atmospheric moisture
with risk of local excessive rainfall amounts capable of
resulting in flooding continuing through Monday.

* Potential impacts: areas subject to high rain rates over short
periods of time will be susceptible to experiencing street
flooding with flood prone areas having the risk of water
entering structures as well.

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.