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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
850 PM CHST SAT MAY 2 2015

PMZ171-030600-
YAP-
850 PM CHST SAT MAY 2 2015

...TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN YAP STATE LIKELY TO DEVELOP...

THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN YAP STATE HAS GOOD POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP
AND IS NOW THE SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT ISSUED
BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER. AT 630 PM CHST...THE CENTER OF
THE DISTURBANCE WAS LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR 7.5 DEGREES NORTH AND
143.2 DEGREES EAST. THIS IS ABOUT 120 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FARAULEP...
50 MILES WEST OF WOLEAI AND 375 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF YAP. IT IS
MOVING WEST AT ABOUT 12 MPH.

THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT AND TRACK OF THIS DISTURBANCE IS STILL
UNCERTAIN...BUT THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE IT WILL MOVE TOWARD THE WEST-
NORTHWEST IN THE GENERAL DIRECTION OF YAP...ULITHI AND FAIS OVER THE
NEXT TWO OR THREE DAYS AS IT DEVELOPS.

RESIDENTS OF WESTERN YAP STATE...ESPECIALLY ON YAP...ULITHI AND
FAIS...SHOULD KEEP ADVISED ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS DISTURBANCE.
LISTEN FOR ANY FURTHER STATEMENTS OR ADVISORIES FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE AND YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

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MIDDLEBROOKE


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