Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
206 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

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GUAM GU-
206 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN GUAM HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 500 AM CHST

* AT 206 AM CHST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY SHOWERS AND
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM
  MOVING OVER GUAM. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL
RAIN WILL CAUSE FLOODING IN URBAN AND LOW-LYING AREAS AND NEAR
RIVERS AND STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...STREETS AND AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND
LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING
WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL RIVERS...CREEKS AND
STREAMS. MONITOR WATER LEVELS IF LIVING NEAR THESE WATER BODIES AND
TAKE ACTIONS TO PROTECT PROPERTIES.

&&

LAT...LON 1323 14467 1342 14464 1352 14481 1353 14479
      1364 14485 1365 14488 1360 14490 1359 14495
      1352 14493 1342 14478 1328 14476

$$

CHAN



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