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Flood Watch

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 08/14/2019 10:31 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 08/14/2019 09:00 PM EDT

Significance

Watch

Impacts

Moderate impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Watch National Weather Service Miami FL 1031 AM EDT Wed Aug 14 2019 FLZ068-072-074-168-172-173-142245- /O.NEW.KMFL.FA.A.0003.190814T1431Z-190815T0100Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Metro Palm Beach-Metro Broward-Metro Miami-Dade- Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade- 1031 AM EDT Wed Aug 14 2019 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING... 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, Metro Broward, Metro Miami-Dade, and Metro Palm Beach. * Until 9 PM EDT this evening * A combination of potentially heavy rainfall and already very wet antecedent conditions could lead to flooding across the East Coast Metro areas this afternoon. * Impact: Localized urban flooding will be possible across the east coast metro, with potential impacts to streets, underpasses, canals, areas with poor drainage, and other low- lying areas. Roads may become impassable, and water may begin to enter structures in the hardest hit areas. 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. &&