Areal Flood Watch

Issued At: Sunday, 10 Sep 2017, 5:01 AM EDT
Expires At: Monday, 11 Sep 2017, 8:00 PM EDT

Flood watch national weather service melbourne fl 501 am edt sun sep 10 2017 ...flood watch in effect for all of east central florida... inland volusia county-northern lake county-orange-seminole- southern brevard county-osceola-indian river-okeechobee-st. lucie- martin-coastal volusia county-southern lake county- northern brevard county- including the cities of debary, deland, deltona, eustis, mount dora, leesburg, tavares, apopka, maitland, orlando, winter park, union park, altamonte springs, casselberry, oviedo, sanford, winter springs, melbourne, palm bay, rockledge, celebration, kissimmee, saint cloud, sebastian, vero beach, basinger, fort drum, okeechobee, port saint lucie, fort pierce, hobe sound, jensen beach, port salerno, stuart, daytona beach, new smyrna beach, ormond beach, clermont, mascotte, groveland, cocoa, and titusville 501 am edt sun sep 10 2017 ...flood watch remains in effect through monday evening... the flood watch continues for * all of east central florida, including the following areas, coastal volusia county, indian river, inland volusia county, martin, northern brevard county, northern lake county, okeechobee, orange, osceola, seminole, southern brevard county, southern lake county, and st. lucie. * through monday evening. * tropical rain bands with locally heavy rainfall will continue as irma moves through the western half of florida. widespread rainfall totals are expected to be in the 8 to 15 inch range with isolated amounts reaching 15 to 20 inches in spots. * the heavy rainfall will have a high potential to cause flooding of low-lying areas. flooding will also affect roadways, creeks and small streams. remember to not drive across flooded roadways. turn around. don't drown. 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.