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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1050 AM CHST WED MAY 6 2015

PMZ172-173-174-070100-
CHUUK-POHNPEI-KOSRAE-
1050 AM CHST WED MAY 6 2015

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

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN POHNPEI STATE IS CENTERED NEAR 4 DEGREES
NORTH LATITUDE AND 158 DEGREES EAST LONGITUDE...WHICH IS ABOUT 200
MILES SOUTH OF POHNPEI AND ABOUT 355 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF KOSRAE.
AREAS OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING
OVER MUCH OF CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES.

THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT AND TRACK OF THIS DISTURBANCE WILL NEED TO BE
MONITORED AND THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE IT WILL FURTHER DEVELOP IN THE
COMING DAYS. COMPUTER MODELS DIFFER IN THE DETAILS...BUT GENERALLY
INDICATE THIS DISTURBANCE WILL SLOWLY DEVELOP AND EVENTUALLY START
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST. WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MILES PER
HOUR COULD AFFECT ISLANDS AND ATOLLS SOUTH OF 4 TO 5 DEGREES NORTH
LATITUDE.

RESIDENTS OF CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES 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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SIMPSON


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