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WGUS81 KOKX 232145
FLSOKX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
545 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

CTC011-232345-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FA.Y.0092.150823T2145Z-150823T2345Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NEW LONDON CT-
545 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL NEW LONDON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 542 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE 
  MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES 
  OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS 
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL 
STREAMS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...SUCH AS UNDERPASSES AND LOW LYING 
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4142 7180 4142 7182 4141 7184 4138 7183
      4136 7184 4140 7209 4143 7209 4141 7212
      4142 7220 4156 7236 4160 7183 4149 7179

$$

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