FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 – 7 a.m.
*** FLASH FLOOD WATCH DISCONTINUED FOR EASTERN PARISHES ***
The Meteorological Service has discontinued
• A Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Thomas, Portland and St. Mary.
• Effective immediately.
• Satellite imagery and Radar reports indicated a decrease in showers across eastern parishes last night into this morning.
• A FLASH FLOOD WATCH means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures, keep informed by listening to further releases from the Meteorological Service and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a Warning is issued.
The Meteorological Service will continue to monitor the situation.