Moore Tornado an EF-5; $2 Billion Damage Estimate: 3rd Costliest Tornado in History

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 3:22 PM GMT on May 22, 2013

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The Moore, Oklahoma tornado of May 20, 2013 is now ranked an EF-5, making it one of only 59 U.S. tornadoes to achieve that distinction since record keeping began in 1950. The National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma announced Tuesday that their damage survey teams found an area of EF-5 damage near Briarwood Elementary School, with winds of 200 - 210 mph indicated. There were no EF-5 tornadoes observed in 2012, and the last time the U.S. had an EF-5 was on May 24, 2011, when the Oklahoma towns of Calumet, El Reno, Piedmont, and Guthrie were hit by an EF-5 with 210+ mph winds that killed nine people. The maximum width of the 2013 Moore tornado's damage swath was a huge 1.3 miles. Detailed damage survey information in Google Earth Format provided by the Norman, OK NWS office shows that the typical width of the EF-0 and greater damage swath was about 0.6 miles, and the EF-4 damage area was about 0.1 miles across at its widest. EF-4 damage occurred along approximately 4 miles of the tornado's 17-mile long path. The damage swath from the May 20, 2013 tornado as it cut through the most densely built up portions of Moore was roughly 1.5 times as wide as the one from the May 3, 1999 EF-5 tornado. That tornado was the 4th costliest in history ($1.4 billion 2011 dollars), so it is a good bet that the 2013 Moore tornado will end up being even more expensive. This morning, the Oklahoma Insurance Department said the preliminary tornado damage estimate could top $2 billion. This would make the 2013 Moore tornado the 2nd most expensive tornado in history (as ranked by NOAA/SPC) or 3rd most expensive (as ranked by insurance broker Aon Benfield.) The nine billion-dollar tornadoes (2013 dollars) are:

1) Joplin, Missouri, May 22, 2011, $2.9 billion
2) Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 27, 2011, $2.3 billion (not in SPC's list)
3) Moore, Oklahoma, May 20, 2013, $2 billion
4) Topeka, Kansas, June 8, 1966, $1.8 billion
5) Lubbock, Texas, May 11, 1970, $1.5 billion
6) Bridge Creek-Moore, Oklahoma, May 3, 1999, $1.4 billion
7) Hackleburg, Alabama, April 27, 2011, $1.3 billion (not in SPC's list)
8) Xenia, Ohio, April 3, 1974, $1.1 billion
9) Omaha, Nebraska, May 6, 1975, $1 billion


Figure 1. The Moore, Oklahoma tornado of May 20, 2013 (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)


Figure 2. The damage swath of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado of May 20, 2013. EF-4 damage (red colors) occurred along roughly 4 miles of the 17-mile path, and the EF-4 damage swath was up to 0.1 miles wide. The tornado's maximum width of 1.3 miles (EF-0 and greater damage) occurred over a relatively small portion of the path, before the storm reached Moore. Image credit: NWS Norman.


Figure 3. On May 20, 2013, a supercell thunderstorm in central Oklahoma spawned a destructive tornado that passed just south of Oklahoma City. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this natural-color image of the storm system at 2:40 p.m. Central Daylight Time (19:40 Universal Time), just minutes before the devastating twister began. The red line on the image depicts the tornado’s track. Image credit: NASA Earth Observatory.

There have been bigger tornadoes
The 1.3 mile maximum width of the 2013 Moore tornado's damage swath was not a record. Wikipedia documents that the EF-3 Edmonson, Texas tornado of May 31, 1968 had a damage path width between 2 and 3 miles (3.2 and 4.8 km) wide. The EF-4 Wilber - Hallam, Nebraska tornado on May 22, 2004 was of similar size, with a damage path up to 2.5 miles wide. Doppler radar measurements indicate that the May 4, 1999 Mulhall, Oklahoma EF-4 tornado--which thankfully passed mostly over farmland--would have caused damage over a path 4 miles wide at its peak size, had it encountered a built-up area. The EF-5 tornado that devastated Greensburg, Kansas on May 4, 2007 was 1.7 miles wide.


Figure 4. Damage swath of the Wilber - Hallam, Nebraska EF-4 tornado of May 22, 2004 was up to 2.5 miles wide, making it one of the largest tornadoes on record.


Figure 5. Severe weather outlook for Wednesday, May 22, calls for a "Slight Risk" of severe weather over portions of the Ohio Valley and Northeast U.S. You can follow today's severe weather from our Severe Weather page.

No tornadoes reported on Tuesday; "Slight Risk" of severe weather on Wednesday
The severe weather outbreak of May 18 - 22 peaked on Sunday and Monday. We did not record any tornadoes on Tuesday, though there were many reports of large hail and damaging winds, including three thunderstorms with wind gusts over 74 mph. Tuesday was the first day since May 14 that no tornadoes were recorded in the U.S. And after issuing four consecutive "Moderate Risk" outlooks for severe weather, NOAA's Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is going with only a "Slight Risk" for severe weather on Wednesday in the U.S., with the main severe weather action expected to affect portions of the Ohio Valley and Northeast U.S. The primary threat will be straight-line wind damage and large hail, though we can't rule out a few tornadoes. During the three-day period May 18 - May 20, 70 tornadoes (preliminary) were recorded by SPC.


Video 1. Charles Cook caught the birth of the May 20, 2013 tornado at Newcastle, OK. It moved from there to Moore where it caused catastrophic devastation.


Video 2. NOAA's GOES-East satellite collected this view of the storm system that spawned a deadly tornado over Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. The animation runs from 10:45 a.m. through 6:45 p.m., Central Daylight Time. Images courtesy NASA GOES Project Science: ‪http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/‬

The Norman, OK NWS office has an excellent page with detailed info on the Moore tornado.

I did a 10-minute Skype interview with democracynow.org on Tuesday morning, discussing the Moore tornado.

I greatly appreciate all the valuable links members of the WU community have posted here, and I have used many of them in my posts over the past day. Keep up the great work!

How to help
Portlight Strategies, an organization that supports disaster victims with disabilities, will be working with shelter operators and disability stakeholder organizations in Oklahoma to serve the needs of people with disabilities. Further information and how to offer additional support can be found on their website.

Donations can be made to American Red Cross disaster relief at redcross.org/weather or by texting WEATHER to 90999 to donate $10.

Donations can be made on The Salvation Army's website or by texting STORM to 80888 to donate $10. You can also call to make donations of other monetary amounts at (800) 725-2769.

Jeff Masters

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Quoting washingtonian115:
Don't doubt yourself Bluestorms.There's room for you also in the met world.I never was one because I stick at math :)
I know, but what I meant is that TA13 got a chance to go higher level than I can. And haha, I understand. I'm pretty good at math and science... until Calculus. Calculus and some physics will be my biggest struggle in upcoming college years, haha.
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Hows everyone. ..just getting out of my cave to get some sunlight...lol

Gotts catch up with y'all
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Quoting washingtonian115:
Don't doubt yourself Bluestorms.There's room for you also in the met world.I never was one because I stick at math :)
I'm sure there's room for all of us (mostly people below age 20) =)
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It didn't last long.

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Oh my, folks, I've been out for approx. five hours and there are (including the end of the last blog) 600 new postings to check? Is there a Cat 5 at the doorsteps of FL, lol? Really hard to catch up. But the wave in the Atlantic is quite a big one, that's for sure. Good night from Germany ...


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Quoting Bluestorm5:
TA13, in high school the last 4 years, I learned to ignore the negatives from the other people here. I really believe you got the best future of any of us (including mine's) ahead of you. Before you know it, you'll be applying to the best met schools in nation and most of them will accept you. Keep working hard toward your goal and ignore other people's hate. I've made mistake on my posts that Scott Lincoln here had to corrected the last few days. Not one, but multiple. No one is perfect.
Don't doubt yourself Bluestorms.There's room for you also in the met world.I never was one because I stick at math :)
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Quoting washingtonian115:
I didn't know you were joking.For the regulars I'm use to the type of comedy style they have.Just haven't seen you around as much so not use to your sense of humor yet.


I am a long-time lurker - (since 1999-2000) and a very infrequent poster. So, I do understand. I am very familiar with the regulars, but very few know me. So, please don't feel bad. I should be more social.
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As most of us know, on this day exactly two years ago, a devastating and unimaginably strong EF5 tornado -- one of many during the 2011 tornado season -- ripped through the city of Joplin, Missouri. The tornado killed 161, injured over 1,100, and caused $2.8 billion (2011 USD) in damage (making it the costliest tornado in American history).

Touchdown, exactly two years ago at 22:34 UTC (5:34 pm CDT, 6:34 pm EDT):


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Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
I really don't understand. When I was younger and made posts here with incorrect information or only slightly accurate observations, others helped me by explaining or correcting. I just try to do the same and lately have been being called a genius and know-it-all on me. I just try to help out like I was, but apparently that's not working for y'all, so I'll just stop.

I have stuff to do, I'll be back later.
TA13, in high school the last 4 years, I learned to ignore the negatives from the other people here. I really believe you got the best future of any of us (including mine's) ahead of you. Before you know it, you'll be applying to the best met schools in nation and most of them will accept you. Keep working hard toward your goal and ignore other people's hate. I've made mistake on my posts that Scott Lincoln here had to corrected the last few days. Not one, but multiple. No one is perfect.
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Quoting daddyjames:


Well, I wasn't talking about slogging through all the stuff on the blog :D



Was not a refernce to your plus, it just seems that the first reaction would be to minus a statement like that. Guess i should have "flagged" my comment. meant in good humor.
I didn't know you were joking.For the regulars I'm use to the type of comedy style they have.Just haven't seen you around as much so not use to your sense of humor yet.
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Quoting ScottLincoln:

Study math and science as much as you can in high school. Read books on science topics. Improve your science vocabulary such that you can start to read some scientific journal papers. Develop critical thinking skills and practice trying to solve scientific problems with collected data.
Once you get to college, start early by volunteering or getting internships. Attend conferences. Make contacts and network as much as you can.
Thanks for advice.
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Quoting BaltimoreBrian:


CyberTeddy's been tracking through the blog for 8 years and you ask if he has waders?!


Well, I wasn't talking about slogging through all the stuff on the blog :D

Quoting washingtonian115:
I did it because he is describing his local weather.Whats so bad about that? it was was weather related and he was describing the current situation good or bad.


Was not a refernce to your plus, it just seems that the first reaction would be to minus a statement like that. Guess i should have "flagged" my comment. meant in good humor.
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Quoting stormpetrol:


Pressures tend to be lowering in the SW & NW Caribbean now compared to a few days ago.

As expected
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Quoting GeoffreyWPB:
Did I read correctly that Grothar is the new morning blog chef?


Grothar is Chief Meterological Blobologist
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hr 150 landfall or close to it

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Pressures tend to be lowering in the SW & NW Caribbean now compared to a few days ago.
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Did I read correctly that Grothar is the new morning blog chef?
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getting close to land
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A quiet week coming up for south Florida...

A COLD FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES WILL ALSO CONTINUE TO
PUSH SOUTHEAST AND INTO NORTH FLORIDA ON FRIDAY...BEFORE MOVING
SOUTH THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA ON SATURDAY. THE FRONT WILL ONLY
BRING IN DRY AIR TO THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND KEEPING THE
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. THE WINDS WILL
ALSO BECOME BREEZY OVER SOUTH FLORIDA LATE THIS WEEKEND BEHIND
THE FRONT...DUE TO THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENING BETWEEN THE
HIGH BUILDING INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES AND THE FRONT
STALLING OVER THE FLORIDA KEYS.

SO WILL KEEP A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
FORECAST FOR FRIDAY WITH ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVER THE
SOUTHERN AREAS ON SATURDAY...AND WILL INCREASE THE WINDS TO BREEZY
CONDITIONS OVER SOUTH FLORIDA FOR LATE THIS WEEKEND.


.LONG TERM...
THE HIGH WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY OVER SOUTHERN UNITED STATES
EARLY TO MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...AS THE STATIONARY FRONT MOVES
SLOWLY BACK NORTH INTO SOUTH FLORIDA BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
THIS WILL ALLOW FOR THE MOISTURE TO SLOWLY RETURN TO THE AREA
EARLY TO MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. SO WILL KEEP THE THE SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST FOR MEMORIAL DAY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS FOR TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK OVER SOUTH
FLORIDA.
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looking good for epac
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Quoting seminolesfan:

Its crazy, right? Its almost like the long range(over 100 hrs) models are just guessing at the outcome!

Like they are not really very accurate at ALL and are almost just a mirage.

Its a wonder why sooo many people get soooo ga-ga over super long range model predictions, right?!?

We watch them for consistency. This outlook has been consistent with the GFS, the Canadian and the Euro is also hinting at it at day 10. The only reason why this development set up was pushed back was because the GFS was the only model showing this system, and the GFS was also MUCH faster with the MJO pulse reaching our region. It has now corrected itself and fallen in line with other models, which tells me the forecast has a system in store for us to track in 11 days. The early season brings these types of agreements/disagreements with the models, and though past years have shown similar things and no development, this time around there is a developing consensus on a storm in the NW Caribbean in 11 days. Its still a game of wait and see, but there should be no reason to right off such a forecast as "False"
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Quoting washingtonian115:
Storms parked over your area Ted?


Letting up now, yup.
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Quoting daddyjames:


It seems so unright to plus a comment like that - you have waders?
I did it because he is describing his local weather.Whats so bad about that? it was was weather related and he was describing the current situation good or bad.
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Quoting daddyjames:


It seems so unright to plus a comment like that - you have waders?


CyberTeddy's been tracking through the blog for 8 years and you ask if he has waders?!
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Dr. Jeff Master's video interview with the New York Times.
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Quoting CybrTeddy:
So yea, my house is flooding.. at least my front yard is.


It seems so unright to plus a comment like that - you have waders?
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...as the sun sets.
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Quoting Grothar:


When you look at the Navy page and scroll down to the Southern Hemisphere list, one can get a good laugh.


A laugh over . . .
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tightening up in 90 hrs
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Quoting CybrTeddy:
So yea, my house is flooding.. at least my front yard is.
Storms parked over your area Ted?
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18z gfs shows a sys forming east pacific 81 hrs out

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I'm not believing the B.S the models are spewing out until I see an actual area of low pressure forming with the environment at that TIME.I remember shear coming from out of no where and destroying storms when the models said it would go up to major hurricane status.Remember ugly Leslie?
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Quoting washingtonian115:
Now this is hilarious..notice how the models keep pushing back the time on "Development".First it was suppose to happen last week then this week then over the weekend and now something next week perhaps more mockery for the people who want to track a storm.For all we know we might not get development until June 20th the way the models are going.lol.If memory serves me correctly before I joined a storm named Alex? was forecast by the models and pushed back each consecutive run before it actually formed in late June.

Its crazy, right? Its almost like the long range(over 100 hrs) models are just guessing at the outcome!

Like they are not really very accurate at ALL and are almost just a mirage.

Its a wonder why sooo many people get soooo ga-ga over super long range model predictions, right?!?
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So yea, my house is flooding.. at least my front yard is.
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Quoting daddyjames:


Tropicsweather pr - my post was meant for you. It appears the url has changed for the NRL Tropical page

http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/TC.html


Ok thank you.
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Quoting daddyjames:
Looks like the Tropical Weather page has changed its url

http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/TC.html



When you look at the Navy page and scroll down to the Southern Hemisphere list, one can get a good laugh.
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Quoting Tropicsweatherpr:
Is anyone having trouble getting to NRL site? I got this.

NRL Site


Tropicsweather pr - my post was meant for you. It appears the url has changed for the NRL Tropical page

http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/TC.html
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Toronto Pearson Int'l Airport
Date: 5:38 PM EDT Wednesday 22 May 2013
Condition:Heavy Rainshower
Pressure:29.6 inches
Tendency:falling
Visibility:6 miles
Temperature:69.4°F
Dewpoint:62.6°F
Humidity:66%
Wind:SSW 13 mph
Humidex: 79
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Looks like the Tropical Weather page has changed its url

http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/TC.html

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Quoting Grothar:
Hey, who's picking on TA? Leave the kid alone. I taught him practically everything he knows. :)


*Sigh*...
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375. VR46L
Goes15 IR image of 91E

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Now this is hilarious..notice how the models keep pushing back the time on "Development".First it was suppose to happen last week then this week then over the weekend and now something next week perhaps more mockery for the people who want to track a storm.For all we know we might not get development until June 20th the way the models are going.lol.If memory serves me correctly before I joined a storm named Alex? was forecast by the models and pushed back each consecutive run before it actually formed in late June.
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373. VR46L
Quoting Tropicsweatherpr:
Is anyone having trouble getting to NRL site? I got this.

NRL Site



Navy Site I can get in !
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
527 PM AST WED MAY 22 2013

PRC021-029-031-033-061-087-089-119-127-135-137-13 9-222315-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.FA.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-130522T2315Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000 Z.OO/
BAYAMON PR-CANOVANAS PR-GUAYNABO PR-SAN JUAN PR-TRUJILLO ALTO PR-
TOA ALTA PR-TOA BAJA PR-CAROLINA PR-CATANO PR-LUQUILLO PR-
RIO GRANDE PR-LOIZA PR-
527 PM AST WED MAY 22 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS EXTENDED THE

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY
FOR THE FOLLOWING MUNICIPALITIES...

IN PUERTO RICO
BAYAMON...CANOVANAS...GUAYNABO...SAN JUAN...TRUJILLO ALTO...TOA
ALTA...TOA BAJA...CAROLINA...CATANO...LUQUILLO...RIO GRANDE AND
LOIZA

* UNTIL 715 PM AST

* AT 520 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED PERSISTENT MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE ADVISORY AREA. IN ADDITION...EXCESSIVE
RUNOFF FROM PREVIOUS RAINFALL HAS CAUSED MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS...ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THEREFORE...THE URBAN AND SMALL
STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 715 PM AST.

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. MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 1848 6617 1846 6617 1848 6615 1845 6603
1846 6600 1845 6588 1844 6583 1842 6581
1842 6577 1839 6573 1829 6577 1838 6622
1848 6620

$$

ER
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
458 PM AST WED MAY 22 2013

PRC051-143-145-222300-
/O.NEW.TJSJ.FA.Y.0104.130522T2058Z-130522T2300Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000 Z.OO/
VEGA ALTA PR-VEGA BAJA PR-DORADO PR-
458 PM AST WED MAY 22 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN
FOR THE FOLLOWING MUNICIPALITIES...

IN PUERTO RICO
VEGA ALTA...VEGA BAJA AND DORADO

* UNTIL 700 PM AST

* AT 456 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAIN IN
PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY AREA. ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS WITH HEAVY
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE SAME MUNICIPALITIES DURING THE
NEXT HOUR OR SO.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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. MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 1847 6621 1845 6626 1842 6626 1839 6625
1838 6631 1836 6635 1833 6637 1837 6639
1837 6644 1839 6645 1841 6644 1849 6644
1850 6642

$$

ER
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371. JRRP
Quoting Tropicsweatherpr:
Is anyone having trouble getting to NRL site? I got this.

NRL Site


no se por que los satelites tienen problemas
esta imagen es de ayer en la anoche creo
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some thunder showers on the doorstep

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Quoting stormpetrol:


The US handles their hurricane/tornado disasters quite excellent I think, Even though we are on a small Island we have the advantage with hurricanes of not having mountains or rivers to cause severe flooding for days on end, also the water around us is very deep, we are not on a continental shelf which makes storm much worse and no doubt about we have some of the strongest best built buildings in the world as our building codes will show, I think this is what helps to handle our hurricane disasters so well, just my take though.

true
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368. JRRP
nice wave south of CV
euro 216hr
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Is anyone having trouble getting to NRL site? I got this.

NRL Site
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