Flood Statement
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WGMY80 PGUM 210731
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
531 PM CHST SUN SEP 21 2014

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GUAM GU-
531 PM CHST SUN SEP 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN GUAM HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE ISLAND OF GUAM

* UNTIL 830 PM CHST

* AT 521 PM CHST...RADAR SHOWED HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
  YONA AND MANGILAO. THE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.
  AROUND AN INCH HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN AREAS OF CENTRAL GUAM...AND
  UP TO TWO MORE INCHES COULD FALL OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.
  EVEN WHEN RAIN STOPS...IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR THE WATER TO
  DRAIN OFF OR SOAK IN.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  BARRIGADA...CHALAN PAGO...MAITE...MONGMONG...ORDOT...TIYAN...
  TOTO...AGANA HEIGHTS...ASAN...HAGATNA...MAINA...NIMITZ HILL
  ANNEX...PITI AND SINAJANA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY AWAY FROM STREAMS...DRAINAGE DITCHES AND LOW LYING AREAS PRONE
TO FLOODING.

RAINFALL AND RUNOFF WILL ALSO CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE
TO PONDING...REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POOR BRAKING ACTION.

DO NOT CROSS FAST FLOWING OR RISING WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE OR ON FOOT.
TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

&&

THIS ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 830 PM CHST IF HEAVY
RAIN PERSISTS.

LAT...LON 1349 14473 1345 14483 1330 14477 1333 14470

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