Korea: Severe Weather Advisory
A severe weather advisory is in effect for Seoul until 12 a.m. July 24.

<strong>YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea</strong> - A severe weather advisory is in effect for the Seoul area until 12 a.m. July 25.

"The forecast is for heavy rain up to 5 inches," said David Boatwright, USAG-Yongsan operations officer. "The monsoon rains are here."

Boatwright said Yongsan community members need to look out for flooding.

"Watch out for heavy rain, avoid low-lying areas and stay safe," he said. "Units should review their destructive weather plans and report any damage to USAG-Yongsan."

Officials said there could be high winds from 30-45 knots, with lightning and thunderstorms until 2 p.m.

Friday, the forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with rain and chance of thunderstorms. For information, visit the <a href="http://www.usfk.mil/usfk/weather/index.asp">online 5-day forecast</a>.

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