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

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 06W UPGRADED TO TROPICAL STORM NOUL...

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

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR FAIS AND ULITHI IN YAP
STATE.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR YAP ISLAND AND NGULU
IN YAP STATE.

SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.7N 140.5E

VERY CLOSE TO FAIS
ABOUT  65 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ULITHI
ABOUT 165 MILES EAST OF YAP
ABOUT 225 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF NGULU
ABOUT 385 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GUAM AND
ABOUT 450 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF KOROR

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST...310 DEGREES AT 7 MPH

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM NOUL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT 7 MPH...
AND IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TURN TO THE WEST TONIGHT. THE CURRENT
FORECAST TAKES NOUL FROM NEAR FAIS THIS MORNING...THEN NEAR ULITHI
THIS EVENING AS A STRONG TROPICAL STORM. NOUL IS EXPECTED TO PASS
NORTH OF YAP TUESDAY EVENING AS A TYPHOON. THE TIMING AND SEVERITY
OF STORM IMPACTS ON INDIVIDUAL ISLANDS WILL VARY FROM THE
INFORMATION GIVEN BELOW DEPENDING ON HOW TROPICAL STORM NOUL MOVES
AND DEVELOPS.

...YAP...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE...
POSSIBLY BY LATE MORNING 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 FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING NORTHWEST WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING
TUESDAY MORNING AND COULD LAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO WEST TUESDAY NIGHT AND TO THE SOUTH WEDNESDAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SURF WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS BY THIS AFTERNOON...PEAKING AS
HIGH AS 16 FEET TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. 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
WEDNESDAY.

...NGULU...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE...
POSSIBLE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. 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 NORTHWEST WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE ON
TUESDAY...AND COULD LAST INTO WEDNESDAY. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SHIFT
WEST TUESDAY NIGHT AND SOUTHWEST WEDNESDAY.

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

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...ULITHI AND FAIS...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE SHOULD BE COMPLETE.
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST AT FAIS THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON AT FAIS WHILE CONDITIONS WILL WORSEN AT ULITHI THROUGH
THE DAY AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY MORNING. STAY IN A STURDY SHELTER
AWAY FROM SHORELINES UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE. LISTEN FOR THE UPDATED
INFORMATION. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD BE SECURED AND DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-
ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING EAST WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE WILL CONTINUE AT FAIS THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...GRADUALLY TURNING TO THE SOUTHEAST THEN SOUTH
TONIGHT. STRONG NORTH TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WILL DEVELOP AT
ULITHI THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
NORTH WINDS WILL TURN TO THE SOUTH AROUND MIDNIGHT.

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

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY AT BOTH
ULITHI AND FAIS.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE THIS AFTERNOON AT 300 PM.

$$

AYDLETT



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