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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR (13W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
916 PM CHST FRI JUL 31 2015

...TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR A THREAT TO THE NORTHERN MARIANAS...

.NEW INFORMATION...
A TYPHOON WATCH HAS NOW BEEN ISSUED FOR AGRIHAN...PAGAN...
ALAMAGAN...SAIPAN AND TINIAN.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE ON TINIAN..SAIPAN...ALAMAGAN...PAGAN AND AGRIHAN IN THE
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TYPHOON WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR AGRIHAN...PAGAN...ALAMAGAN...
SAIPAN AND TINIAN AS WELL AS THEIR COASTAL WATERS. TYPHOON
CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE...ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN 48 HOURS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 8 PM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 13.9N...LONGITUDE 156.0E.

THIS IS ABOUT 760 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF AGRIHAN...735 MILES
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PAGAN ISLAND...720 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF
ALAMAGAN...690 MILES EAST OF SAIPAN...AND 700 MILES EAST OF
TINIAN. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 45 MPH. SOUDELOR IS MOVING
WEST AT 15 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ON A WEST-NORTHWEST
TRACK THAT WOULD TAKE IT THROUGH THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
NEAR ALAMAGAN AS A TYPHOON LATE SUNDAY OR EARLY MONDAY.

...AGRIHAN...PAGAN...AND ALAMAGAN...

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

BE PREPARED TO SEEK SHELTER STURDY ENOUGH TO WITHSTAND TYPHOON
FORCE WINDS...WHICH ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING. MAKE
SURE YOU WILL HAVE ENOUGH FOOD AND WATER FOR SEVERAL DAYS. FOLLOW
INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE BY
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPF OR MORE ARE
POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING AS SOUDELOR PASSES. DAMAGING WINDS COULD
LAST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF...
SEAS WILL LIKELY BUILD SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...REACHING 20
FEET OR MORE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS WILL LIKELY REMAIN
HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY. DANGEROUS SURF OF 20 FEET OR HIGHER IS
POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH COASTAL INUNDATION OF 2 TO 4 FEET AS
SOUDELOR PASSES.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES ARE LIKELY THROUGH MONDAY WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

&&

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TINIAN-SAIPAN-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS-
916 PM CHST FRI JUL 31 2015

...TYPHOON WATCH IN EFFECT...

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

BE PREPARED TO PUT YOUR TYPHOON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLAN INTO
ACTION. SEEK SHELTER STURDY ENOUGH TO WITHSTAND TYPHOON FORCE
WINDS...WHICH ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING. MAKE SURE
YOU WILL HAVE ENOUGH FOOD AND WATER FOR SEVERAL DAYS. FOLLOW
INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
AS SOUDELOR IS CURRENTLY FORECAST...DAMAGING TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
AS THE CENTER OF SOUDELOR PASSES ABOUT 115 MILES NORTH OF SAIPAN.
TYPHOON FORCE WINDS COULD OCCUR IF SOUDELOR SHIFTS TO A MORE
SOUTHERLY TRACK.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF...
SEAS WILL LIKELY BUILD SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...REACHING 15
FEET OR MORE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS WILL LIKELY REMAIN
HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY. DANGEROUS SURF OF 15 FEET OR HIGHER IS
POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET AS
SOUDELOR PASSES.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AT 300 AM...OR SOONER IF NEEDED.

$$

MIDDLEBROOKE


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