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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1214 PM CHST SAT NOV 1 2014

GUC110-120-010515-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SAIPAN GU-TINIAN GU-
1214 PM CHST SAT NOV 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN GUAM HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE ISLANDS OF
  SAIPAN AND TINIAN

* UNTIL 315 PM CHST

* AT 1203 PM CHST...RADAR AND SATELLITE SHOWED HEAVY RAIN OVER AND
  NEAR TINIAN AND SAIPAN. AN AUTOMATED WEATHER STATION INDICATED
  THAT OVER AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER SAIPAN DURING THE LAST
  FEW HOURS. WEATHER SATELLITE SHOWED THAT A BAND OF SHOWERS WAS
  DEVELOPING OVER THE AREA. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE
  ACROSS TINAIN AND SAIPAN THIS AFTERNOON.

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...DO NOT DROWN.

&&

THIS ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 315 PM CHST IF HEAVY
RAIN PERSISTS.

LAT...LON 1531 14590 1503 14585 1489 14575 1485 14566
      1490 14549 1508 14551 1526 14563 1533 14572

$$
ZIOBRO

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