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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:51 AM AST on August 24, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

* Through midnight tonight

* a strong tropical wave is forecast to move across the region today
from its position over the Leeward Islands this
morning... increasing shower and thunderstorm activity across the
U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. All interests should
monitor the progress of the evolution of this weather scenario.

* The potential of flooding rains is high for Puerto Rico and
the U.S. Virgin Islands. Rainfall totals between 2 and 4
inches with locally higher amounts are possible with this
strong tropical wave. Localized flash flooding... landslides
and Rockfall in areas of steep terrain are likely in areas of
heavy rainfall. At this time... the areas more prone to flash
flooding are the U.S. Virgin Islands and the eastern half of
Puerto Rico.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report
California - Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Iowa - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Michigan - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Record Report
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement

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