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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED...RESENT
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 06W LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 AM CHST MON MAY 4 2015

RESENT FOR WEB POSTING

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 06W CONTINUES MOVING ERRATICALLY...

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE ON YAP...NGULU...ULITHI AND FAIS ISLANDS OF YAP STATE.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR YAP ISLAND...NGULU...
ULITHI AND FAIS IN YAP STATE.

SUMMARY OF 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.1N 141.1E

ABOUT  60 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FAIS
ABOUT 115 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ULITHI
ABOUT 205 MILES EAST OF YAP
ABOUT 250 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF NGULU
ABOUT 475 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF KOROR
ABOUT 390 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GUAM

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SLOW AND ERRATIC

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 06W IS DRIFTING SLOWLY TOWARD THE NORTHWEST...
AND IS EXPECTED TO TRACK SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWEST OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. THE CURRENT FORECAST TAKES 06W NEAR YAP TUESDAY AFTERNOON OR
EVENING AS A STRONG TROPICAL STORM. BUT THE TIMING AND SEVERITY OF
STORM IMPACTS ON INDIVIDUAL ISLANDS MAY VARY FROM THE INFORMATION
GIVEN BELOW DEPENDING ON EXACTLY HOW TROPICAL DEPRESSION 06W MOVES
AND DEVELOPS.

...YAP...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE...POSSIBLE
BY EARLY TUESDAY. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE FOOD AND WATER FOR
SEVERAL DAYS...AND THAT YOUR VEHICLES HAVE PLENTY OF FUEL. LISTEN
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE
AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE. DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE BY EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING AND COULD LAST WELL INTO THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SURF WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS BY THIS AFTERNOON...PEAKING AS
HIGH AS 14 FEET ON TUESDAY. MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION IS LIKELY NEAR
THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MAY FALL ON WEDNESDAY.

...NGULU...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE...POSSIBLE
ON TUESDAY. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE FOOD AND WATER FOR SEVERAL
DAYS. LISTEN FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE. DO NOT ATTEMPT
INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE ON TUESDAY...AND COULD
LAST INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SURF WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS BY TONIGHT...PEAKING AS HIGH AS
12 FEET TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION IS
POSSIBLE NEAR THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MAY FALL ON WEDNESDAY.

...ULITHI AND FAIS...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE...POSSIBLE
BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE
FOOD...WATER AND SHELTER. LISTEN FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM YOUR
LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE. DO NOT
ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR
EVENING...AND COULD LAST INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SURF WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS TODAY AND TONIGHT...PEAKING AS HIGH
AS 12 FEET. MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE NEAR THE TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE LATER THIS MORNING AT 900 AM.

$$

AYDLETT


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