Flash Flood Statement
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WGMY70 PGUM 050620
FFSMY
GUC010-100-051015-
/O.CON.PGUM.FF.W.0008.150705T0423Z-150705T1015Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
415 PM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA...

AT 415 PM CHST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY SHOWERS CONTINUE TO
APPROACH GUAM AND ROTA. TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM IS MOVING
ERRATICALLY THROUGH MARIANAS AND WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN
OVER GUAM AND ROTA. 7 TO 12 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ON
GUAM WITH MEASURED RAINFALL OF 11.77 INCHES AT WFO GUAM. 7 TO 10
INCHES HAVE FALLEN OVER ROTA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FOR BOTH ISLANDS IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS. FLASH
FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN LOW-LYING AREAS AND NEAR RIVERS AND STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF LIVING NEAR RIVERS AND STREAMS...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT
QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN
IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. STAY AWAY FROM
RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS AS THEY CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. ONLY 2 FEET OF RUNNING WATER WILL BE
ENOUGH TO CARRY A VEHICLE AWAY.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 1343 14463 1352 14481 1412 14511 1420 14527
      1419 14528 1411 14521 1413 14516 1377 14494
  1361 14490 1359 14495 1353 14494 1342 14478
      1328 14476 1323 14467

$$

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