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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
743 PM CHST THU JUL 10 2014

GUZ001>004-110600-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
743 PM CHST THU JUL 10 2014

...TROPICAL DISTURBANCE NORTH OF CHUUK HEADING TOWARD THE MARIANAS...

AT 700 PM CHST THIS EVENING...A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE WAS LOCATED
NEAR 10 DEGREES NORTH AND 151 DEGREES EAST...WHICH IS APPROXIMATELY
480 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GUAM AND SAIPAN AND 190 MILES NORTH OF CHUUK.

SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS A GRADUALLY DEVELOPING CIRCULATION CENTER
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND THE MARIANA ISLANDS. THIS
CIRCULATION IS NOW THE SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT
FROM THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER. THE SYSTEM HAS DEVELOPED OVER
THE PAST 12 HOURS...AND CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FURTHER
DEVELOPMENT. ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL TOO EARLY TO TELL WHETHER THIS
SYSTEM WILL BECOME A DIRECT THREAT TO THE MARIANAS...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE ON GUAM EXPECTS AN INCREASE IN WINDS AS WELL AS AN
INCREASE IN HEAVY SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO BEGIN
SOMETIME SATURDAY AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE WILL CLOSELY MONITOR THIS SYSTEM OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS AS IT APPROACHES AND PASSES THE ISLANDS.

STAY INFORMED ON THIS DEVELOPING WEATHER SITUATION. KEEP ABREAST OF
THE LATEST FORECASTS AND LISTEN FOR ANY FURTHER STATEMENTS OR
WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT OFFICE.

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STANKO





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