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BRADENTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Thursday June 7th, 2012 :: 09:37 a.m. EDT

Advisory

National Weather Service in Ruskin issues flood advisory for Bradenton area until 10:00 AM EST.

The following advisory was taken verbatim from the national Weather Service website:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
WESTERN MANATEE COUNTY IN FLORIDA.
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BRADENTON


* UNTIL 1000 AM EDT

* AT 902 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
RAINFALL RATES OF TWO INCHES PER HOUR ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE ADVISED AREA...LOCALIZED FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

KEEP CHILDREN FROM BEING SWEPT AWAY IN FLOODED DITCHES AND DRAINS.
FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR AND MAY STALL YOUR
VEHICLE. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP
VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 2751 8265 2749 8255 2740 8254 2743 8262

Address/Location
BRADENTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
100 10th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 941-932-9300

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