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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...TECHNICAL CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1045 PM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM NANGKA MOVING ACROSS ENEWETAK...
...STRONG MONSOON WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS PERSIST ACROSS PARTS OF
MICRONESIA...

PMZ181-051800-
MAJURO-
1045 PM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

TROPICAL STORM NANGKA WAS LOCATED NEAR 11N162E...CLOSE TO ENEWETAK.
DEEP CONVECTION CONTINUES TO FLARE UP WITHIN 150 MILES OF NANGKA.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NANGKA...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT
TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND ADVISORIES
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

FOR ENEWETAK...

REFER TO TROPICAL STORM NANGKA LOCAL STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ83 PGUM.

FOR BIKINI AND RONGELAP...

TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WILL TAPER OFF AND SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 20
TO 35 MPH WILL DECREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH BY DAYBREAK. SEAS OF 10 AND
15 FEET TONIGHT WILL SUBSIDE TO 8 TO 12 FT ON MONDAY...BUT HAZARDOUS
SURF WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY IN A RANGE OF 9 TO 14 FEET. SOME
COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS LIKELY DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS.

FOR WOTJE...UTIRIK...UJAE...KWAJALEIN...

SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE TO DECREASE EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL
SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH MONDAY. THESE SEA CONDITIONS ARE HAZARDOUS TO
SMALL CRAFT OPERATION AND INTER-ATOLL TRAVEL SHOULD BE POSTPONED AT
LEAST UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS HAVE SUBSIDED MONDAY AFTERNOON.

SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH OVERNIGHT RESULTING
IN DECREASED LIKELIHOOD OF COASTAL INUNDATION.

FOR MAJURO...JALUIT AND MILI...

STRONG WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED ACROSS THESE ATOLLS. SEAS HAVE ALSO
SUBSIDED TO BETWEEN 6 AND 8 FEET. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD STILL BE
CAUTIOUS AS INTER-ATOLL TRAVEL COULD REMAIN HAZARDOUS FOR THE NEXT
DAY OR TWO.

SWELL AND WIND WAVES HAVE SUBSIDED ENOUGH SO THAT COASTAL
INUNDATION IS NO LONGER EXPECTED.

PMZ161-171-172-173-174-051800-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-CHUUK-POHNPEI-KOSRAE-
1045 PM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

ACTIVE MONSOON WEATHER WILL PERSIST ACROSS CHUUK...POHNPEI AND
KOSRAE STATES THROUGH MONDAY...AND THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU AND YAP
STATE THROUGH TUESDAY.

EXPECT WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
IN SHOWERS. THESE WINDS CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO POORLY CONSTRUCTED
STRUCTURES. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE STILL
POSSIBLE. PEOPLE SHOULD CONTINUE MONITORING FOR THE POTENTIAL OF
MUDSLIDES ON THE HIGH ISLANDS.

SEAS OF 9 TO 12 FEET WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATION...
INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL SHOULD BE POSTPONED UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS HAVE
SUBSIDED LATER NEXT WEEK.

RESIDENTS THROUGHOUT MICRONESIA SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS
SITUATION CLOSELY. PAY ATTENTION TO LATER STATEMENTS AND ADVISORIES
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...THEIR LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICES AND INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCIES.
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ARE POSTED ON THE
WFO GUAM WEB PAGE AT WWW.PRH.NOAA.GOV/GUAM/ (ALL LOWER CASE).

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SIMPSON



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