WET: Flood Advisory In Effect For Extended Boca Raton Area

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Weather Service has issued a “flood advisory” for Palm Beach County through late morning, with the forecast for rain — sometimes heavy — throughout the day.

AT 916 AM EST…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR RAINFALL

ESTIMATES INDICATE THAT TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL ACCUMULATION

ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL PORTIONS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY.

THE AREA OF CONCERN IS FROM WELLINGTON NORTHEASTWARD TO THE MANGONIA

PARK AREA. MEDIA REPORTS HAVE INDICATED POSSIBLE MINOR URBAN TYPE

FLOODING IN WELLINGTON. WHILE RAINFALL OVER THESE AREAS IS CURRENTLY

LIGHT TO MODERATE RATES…ADDITIONAL SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE LATER THIS

MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

 

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE

ADVISED AREA.

 

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS,

STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW

LYING SPOTS. RUNOFF WILL ALSO CAUSE ELEVATED WATERS LEVELS IN CANALS

AND DITCHES.