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WTPQ81 PGUM 051344
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1144 PM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM MOVING AWAY FROM THE MARIANAS...

.NEW INFORMATION...
WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

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

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT
ANYWHERE ACROSS GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANAS AND SURROUNDING
WATERS.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF GUAM AND ROTA.
PLEASE LISTEN CLOSELY FOR ANY FLOOD WARNINGS THAT MIGHT BE IN
EFFECT FOR YOUR AREA.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 11 PM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.5N...LONGITUDE 144.4E...OR ABOUT
85 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF TINIAN...ABOUT 140 MILES NORTH OF
GUAM...ABOUT 95 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF SAIPAN AND ABOUT 110
MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF ROTA.

STORM MOTION WAS WEST-NORTHWEST.STORM INTENSITY WAS 60 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
LATEST RADAR IMAGERY INDICATES THE CENTER IS HEADING TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST AT ABOUT 14 MPH. THE FORWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO
DECREASE SLIGHTLY OVERNIGHT...BUT MAINTAIN A NORTHWEST TRACK.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL
STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN
REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

GUZ002-PMZ152-051445-
/O.CAN.PGUM.TR.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
ROTA-ROTA COASTAL WATERS-
1144 PM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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

STAY AWAY FROM EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES UNTIL HAZARDOUS SURF
SUBSIDES. OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT SHOULD STAY IN PORT.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 25 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT...DIMINISHING
ON MONDAY.

SEAS OF 11 TO 14 FEET TONIGHT WILL FALL TO 10 TO 11 FEET ON
MONDAY.

...FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ROTA. RAIN BANDS
ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM MAY BRING AN ADDITIONAL 1
TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

$$



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