Thursday, May 24, 2012

Emergency Management Notification: Low Pressure system

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The Office of Emergency Management is monitoring an area of low pressure  over the middle Florida Keys and Florida Bay in the Atlantic Ocean.

Maximum sustained Wind Speed:    30 mph and higher gusts
Forward Speed:  15 mph
Forward Direction: Northeast
Potential for further development or weakening:  Additional development (40%) is possible and it could become a tropical depression/tropical storm within the next 48 hours
Potential Impact for Miami-Dade County:    Local heavy rainfall, flooding and gusting winds are possible over South Florida regardless of any development
Current Miami-Dade County Actions:  Monitoring (Level 3)
Current related watches and warnings for Miami-Dade County:   Flood Watch for Miami Dade County
The Department will continue to provide updates on this system as it evolves.  Detailed information on this system can be found at (Mobile: .  Locally oriented products and services can also be found at

Director of Emergency Management
Assistant Director
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department
305.468.5403 office
305.468.5401 fax
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