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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
503 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM JUST EAST OF GUAM COASTAL WATERS...

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE IN THE MARIANA ISLANDS AND SURROUNDING WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAIPAN AND TINIAN AND
THEIR COASTAL WATERS. TYPHOON CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 74
MPH OR MORE...ARE EXPECTED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ROTA AND THEIR
COASTAL WATERS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 39
TO 73 MPH...ARE EXPECTED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS. TYPHOON CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 74 MPH OR
MORE...ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN 48 HOURS.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM...ROTA...TINIAN
AND SAIPAN.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 4 AM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.8N...LONGITUDE 145.7E...OR ABOUT 40 MILES
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ROTA....ABOUT 65 MILES NORTHEAST OF GUAM...ABOUT
85 MILES SOUTH OF TINIAN...AND 90 MILES SOUTH OF SAIPAN.

STORM MOTION WAS WEST-NORTHWEST AT 8 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 45
MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
LATEST RADAR IMAGERY INDICATES THAT THE CENTER
IS SLOWLY MOVING TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT 8 MPH. CHAN-HOM IS EXPECTED
TO TURN TO THE NORTHWEST LATER TODAY BUT ADDITIONAL WOBBLES IN STORM
MOVEMENT ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOUR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLAN SHOULD BE COMPLETED. STAY
INDOORS IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED SUNDAY OR
SUNDAY NIGHT. UNCERTAINTY REMAINS IN THE FORECAST TRACK AND
INTENSITY.

EVEN THOUGH SAIPAN...TINIAN AND ROTA ARE THE ONLY LOCATIONS UNDER
A WARNING...RESIDENTS OF GUAM SHOULD STILL PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO
THE LATEST FORECASTS AND ADVISORIES AND CONTINUE PREPARATIONS.
THERE IS STILL TIME FOR UNFORESEEN CHANGES THAT COULD PUT GUAM AT
GREATER RISK.

FOR MARINERS...SAFELY SECURE YOUR CRAFT AND LEAVE IT FOR ADEQUATE
LAND BASED SHELTER. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS
FOR OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. BECAUSE SMALL ADJUSTMENTS IN
FORECAST TRACK ARE EXPECTED...LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECAST
INFORMATION.
&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN TIYAN AROUND 9 AM CHST...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

GUZ001-PMZ151-050300-
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.A.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
GUAM-GUAM COASTAL WATERS-
503 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

COMPLETE PREPARATIONS FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS IF CHAN-HOM`S TRACK CHANGES. LISTEN FOR UPDATED
FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT. WINDS
WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY.

SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL BUILD AS CHAN-HOM NEARS AND COULD REACH UP
TO 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS CHAN-HOM PASSES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ON EAST FACING REEFS...8 TO
10 FEET ON SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND 6 TO 9 FEET ON NORTH
FACING REEFS THROUGH MONDAY.

...FLOODING... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH AND A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS
IN EFFECT. RAINFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

GUZ002-PMZ152-050300-
/O.CON.PGUM.TR.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.A.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
ROTA-ROTA COASTAL WATERS-
503 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...
...TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

COMPLETE PREPARATIONS FOR TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...EXPECTED BY
THIS AFTERNOON. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS. LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECASTS...STATEMENTS OR
WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL BUILD AS CHAN-HOM NEARS AND COULD REACH UP
TO 15 FEET SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS CHAN-HOM PASSES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ON EAST FACING REEFS...8 TO
10 FEET ON SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND 6 TO 9 FEET ON NORTH
FACING REEFS THROUGH MONDAY. SURF MAY BRIEFLY BUILD TO DANGEROUS
LEVELS OF 12 TO 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SURF WILL
SUBSIDE BY MONDAY EVENING.

COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS EXPECTED ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES AS CHAN-HOM APPROACHES.

...FLOODING... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH AND A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS
IN EFFECT. RAINFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT.

$$

GUZ003-004-PMZ153-154-050300-
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
TINIAN-SAIPAN-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS-
503 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS. LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECASTS...STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT. SEAS
OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL BUILD AS CHAN-HOM NEARS AND COULD REACH UP
TO 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS CHAN-HOM PASSES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ON EAST FACING REEFS...8 TO
10 FEET ON SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND 6 TO 9 FEET ON NORTH
FACING REEFS THROUGH MONDAY. SURF MAY BRIEFLY BUILD TO DANGEROUS
LEVELS OF 12 TO 15 FEET SUNDAY EVENING. SURF WILL SUBSIDE BY
MONDAY EVENING.

COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS EXPECTED ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES AS CHAN-HOM APPROACHES.

...FLOODING... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT. RAINFALL OF 6
INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$


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