Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued February 28 at 10:15AM EST expiring February 28 at 11:45AM EST by NWS Melbourne FL

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Melbourne FL
Issued: 2015-02-28T10:15:36-05:00
Expires: 2015-02-28T11:45:00-05:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 11:45 AM EST. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LUCIE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA…
NORTHEASTERN MARTIN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA…

* UNTIL 1145 AM EST

* AT 1015 AM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED PERSISTENT HEAVY RAINFALL
CONTINUES. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING IS
OCCURRING IN THE PALM CITY AREA NORTH TO PORT ST LUCIE WITH MANY
CARS BECOMING STRANDED ON ROADS AND WATER STARTING TO ENTER HOMES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… PORT SAINT
LUCIE…STUART AND PALM CITY.
Instruction: DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS
WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER
THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH
TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE
THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: St. Lucie; Martin

Message Identifier: NWS-141029-743134-722130
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings