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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM NOUL (06W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
900 PM CHST MON MAY 4 2015

...TROPICAL STORM NOUL PASSING JUST SOUTH OF ULITHI...

.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 WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR YAP ISLAND...AND A
TYPHOON WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FAIS AND ULITHI.

THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR NGULU HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

SUMMARY OF 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.8N 139.8E

ABOUT  50 MILES WEST OF FAIS
ABOUT  15 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ULITHI
ABOUT 120 MILES EAST OF YAP
ABOUT 405 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF KOROR
ABOUT 420 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GUAM

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST...290 DEGREES AT 4 MPH

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM NOUL IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 4 MPH...AND IS
PASSING JUST SOUTH OF ULITHI. NOUL IS FORECAST TO MOVE SLOWLY WEST
AND PASS NORTH OF YAP AS A TYPHOON TUESDAY NIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.

...YAP...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE...LIKELY
BY TUESDAY MORNING...AS WELL AS THE POSSIBILITY OF TYPHOON FORCE
WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY. 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 FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING NORTHWEST WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO WEST AND INCREASE TO BETWEEN
60 AND 70 MPH BY LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY. TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO LAST THROUGH MOST OF WEDNESDAY.
TYPHOON FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
HAZARDOUS SURF OF 9 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT WILL BUILD TO 11 TO 14 FEET
TUESDAY MORNING. SURF IS EXPECTED TO PEAK NEAR 17 FEET TUESDAY
EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION IS
LIKELY NEAR THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 6 TO 12 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
LOCAL FLOODING IS LIKELY.

...NGULU...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
DAMAGING WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED...BUT AVOID VENTURING NEAR
REEFS WHERE HAZARDOUS SURF MAY BE OCCURRING. DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY
INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL UNTIL SEAS AND SURF SUBSIDE.

...WIND INFORMATION...
NORTHWEST WINDS AT 15 TO 25 MPH TONIGHT WILL SHIFT TO WEST TUESDAY
AND TUESDAY NIGHT AND SOUTHWEST WEDNESDAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SURF WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS TUESDAY...PEAKING AS HIGH AS 10
FEET TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN LOCALLY HEAVY SHOWERS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...ULITHI AND FAIS...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
STAY IN A STURDY SHELTER AWAY FROM SHORELINES UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE
AND THE ALL-CLEAR IS GIVEN. LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. DO NOT
ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING EAST WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE WILL CONTINUE A FEW MORE
HOURS AT FAIS....THEN SHOULD SUBSIDE TO 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AT ULITHI...DAMAGING EAST WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
PERSIST OVERNIGHT AND WELL INTO TUESDAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
HAZARDOUS SURF WILL PEAK AROUND 14 FEET TONIGHT AT FAIS...AND
BETWEEN 14 AND 16 FEET TONIGHT AND TUESDAY AT ULITHI. MINOR COASTAL
INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE NEAR TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY 300 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

MIDDLEBROOKE


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