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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
258 PM ChST Wed Oct 18 2017

PMZ161-171-182000-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
258 PM ChST Wed Oct 18 2017

...TYPHOON LAN NORTHWEST OF YAP AND KOROR MOVING NORTH...

AT 200 PM...TYPHOON LAN WAS CENTERED 390 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF
KOROR AND 450 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF YAP AT 12.5N 132.2E. IT IS
MOVING NORTH AT 12 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 75 MPH.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TYPHOON LAN...SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ32
PGUM. BANDS OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING
ACROSS YAP STATE AND NORTHWEST PARTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU.

TYPHOON LAN WILL STEADILY INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES NORTHWARD AND
AWAY FROM KOROR AND YAP THE NEXT FEW DAYS. STRONG TO NEAR GALE
MONSOON WINDS AND SHOWERY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS STILL LIKELY WITHIN PASSING
RAIN BANDS. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE AT
BOTH LOCATIONS THROUGH THURSDAY. THE POTENTIAL FOR MUDSLIDES
REMAINS FOR THE HIGH ISLANDS OF PALAU DUE TO THE SATURATED SOILS.

MONSOONAL WINDS AND LARGE WAVES WILL MAINTAIN HAZARDOUS SURF AND
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS MOST OF THIS WEEK. THEREFORE INTER-
ISLAND TRAVEL BY BOAT IS NOT RECOMMENDED THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING OUTDOOR OR MARINE ACTIVITY...BE AWARE OF
CURRENT MARINE CONDITIONS AND STAY INFORMED ON LATEST FORECASTS
AND ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND LOCAL
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICES.

PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ARE POSTED ON THE WFO
GUAM WEB PAGE AT WWW.PRH.NOAA.GOV/GUAM/.

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SIMPSON



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