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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
156 PM ChST Sat Sep 23 2017

PMZ161-171-231600-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
156 PM ChST Sat Sep 23 2017

...CIRCULATION DEVELOPING EAST OF PALAU AND YAP...

A DEVELOPING CIRCULATION EAST OF PALAU AND YAP NEAR 5N142E IS
STEADILY MOVING WESTWARD TOWARD THE ISLANDS. SATELLITE DERIVED
WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH CAN BE FOUND NEAR THE CENTER OF THE
CIRCULATION. A LARGE AREA OF CLOUDINESS..SHOWERS..AND
THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CIRCULATION WILL REACH YAP BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND BY SUNDAY FOR PALAU.

RAINFALL MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR MUD SLIDES IN PALAU.

SEA CONDITIONS COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS IN THESE AREAS WITH A
COMBINATION OF NORTH SWELL AND WIND WAVES OF 8 TO 10 FEET
DEVELOPING THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS PALAU AND YAP STATE.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING OUTDOOR OR MARINE ACTIVITY OR INTER-ISLAND
TRAVEL...BE AWARE OF CURRENT MARINE CONDITIONS AND STAY INFORMED
ON THE 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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Miller/Ziobro



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