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Flooding Threat Continues in Parts of Puerto Rico

23 Sep 2017, 1:54 pm

A Flash Flood Warning continues for the Eastern Isabela Municipality & Western Quebradillas Municipality in Puerto Rico due to Guajataca Dam Failure.

According to the National Weather Service, at 1:55 PM AST, dam operators continued to report the threat of a failure of the Guajataca Dam, potentially causing life-threatening flash flooding downstream on Rio Guajataca.  Stay away from evacuated areas until told by emergency officials it is safe to return.

There continues to be a Flood Warning until 5:30 AM AST Sunday for the western part of Puerto Rico .  Some locations that will experience flooding include Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas, San Sebastian, Las Marias, Cabo Rojo, Isabela, Mayaguez, Sabana Grande, San German, Lares, Lajas, Hatillo, Aguadilla, Rincon, Anasco, Camuy, Hormigueros, Guanica and La Playa.

For WeatherNation, Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo

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