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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
121 PM CHST THU OCT 2 2014

PMZ172-173-174-021900-
CHUUK-POHNPEI-KOSRAE-
121 PM CHST THU OCT 2 2014

...THE DISTURBANCE NEAR KOSRAE IS LIKELY TO BECOME A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION...

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED JUST NORTH OF KOSRAE NEAR 6N164E IS
NOW THE SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT FROM THE JOINT
TYPHOON WARNING CENTER...AND IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP INTO A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION TONIGHT OR FRIDAY. IT IS FORECAST TO MOVE TOWARD THE
WEST-NORTHWEST AWAY FROM KOSRAE...AND SHOULD PASS NORTH OF POHNPEI
AND CHUUK OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

SATELLITE SHOWS AREAS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS KOSRAE AND POHNPEI STATES...MOVING INTO CHUUK STATE.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS ALSO EXTEND EASTWARD ACROSS THE
MARSHALL ISLANDS. HEAVY SHOWERS OVER KOSRAE AND POHNPEI STATES ARE
EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN CHUUK STATE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED FOR MOST
LOCATIONS ACROSS THIS AREA THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS MAY DEVELOP NEAR THE DISTURBANCE TONIGHT AND
SEA CONDITIONS COULD BECOME ROUGH AND CHOPPY. COMBINED SEAS FOR
KOSRAE...POHNPEI AND CHUUK STATES OF 4 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON MAY
BUILD INTO THE RANGE OF 6 TO 9 FEET LATER TONIGHT OR FRIDAY.

STAY INFORMED ON THIS DEVELOPING WEATHER SITUATION...ESPECIALLY IF
PLANNING ANY MARINE ACTIVITIES OR INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL. LISTEN FOR
UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
SERVICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICES.

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SIMPSON






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