Flash Flood Statement
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WGMY70 PGUM 300631
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
431 PM CHST WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT FOR GUAM...

AT 415 PM CHST...DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THAT BANDS OF HEAVY SHOWERS
ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM HALONG HAD SHIFTED TO THE NORTHWEST
OF GUAM AND WEST OF ROTA. LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE FOR
THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS BUT FLOODING RAINFALL IS NOT EXPECTED.

RAIN IS STILL EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FALLING THIS EVENING. RAIN RATES
ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AROUND ONE QUARTER INCH PER HOUR OR LESS FOR
THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS. THESE SLOWER RAINFALL RATES WILL ALLOW
FLOODED STREETS AND LOW-LYING AREAS TO SLOWLY DRAIN.

HOWEVER...RESIDENTS OF GUAM SHOULD REMAIN VIGILANT AND KEEP ABREAST
OF THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES. IF HEAVY RAIN BANDS REDEVELOP...
MORE FLOOD ADVISORIES OR WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN DRIVING THROUGH FLOODED STREETS.
TRY TO REMAIN ON HIGHER GROUND UNTIL FLOODING SUBSIDES. RESIDENTS
LIVING ALONG STREAMS SHOULD AVOID VENTURING CLOSE TO FAST-MOVING
WATER. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF
UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY AUTOMOBILE. MUDSLIDE POTENTIAL WILL
SLOWLY DECREASE OVERNIGHT AS RAIN TAPERS OFF OVERNIGHT.

&&

LAT...LON 1425 14532 1401 14525 1375 14492 1356 14503
      1327 14488 1318 14466 1345 14457 1393 14503
      1428 14514

$$

WILLIAMS




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