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WTPQ81 PGUM 311639
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR (13W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
239 AM CHST SAT AUG 1 2015

...TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR CONTINUES MOVING WEST...

.NEW INFORMATION...
NONE.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS IN SELECT
LOCATIONS AND COASTAL WATER OF GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANAS AND
SURROUNDING WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TYPHOON WATCH CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS AGRIHAN...
PAGAN...ALAMAGAN...TINIAN...AND SAIPAN.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 2 AM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR (13W) WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.9N...LONGITUDE 155.6E...OR ABOUT
710 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF AGRIHAN. THIS WAS ABOUT 750 MILES
EAST OF GUAM. STORM MOTION WAS WEST. STORM INTENSITY WAS 40 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR IS STILL EXPECTED TO MOVE ON A WEST-
NORTHWEST TRACK THAT WOULD TAKE IT THROUGH THE NORTHERN MARIANA
ISLANDS BETWEEN ANATAHAN AND ALAMAGAN AS A TYPHOON LATE SUNDAY OR
EARLY MONDAY. IT IS VITAL THAT YOU DO NOT FOCUS ON THE EXACT
FORECAST TRACK. TO DO SO COULD RESULT IN BAD DECISIONS AND PLACE
YOU OR THOSE YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR AT GREATER RISK. IT IS TOO
EARLY TO PROVIDE EXACT WIND AND SURGE FORECAST VALUES FOR SPECIFIC
LOCATIONS.

...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 MPH 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.

&&

GUZ003-004-PMZ153-154-010045-
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TINIAN-SAIPAN-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS-
239 AM CHST SAT AUG 1 2015

...TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS 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...
SOUDELOR MAY BRING DAMAGING TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH
OR MORE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS THE CENTER PASSES ABOUT
65 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 IN TIYAN AROUND 9 AM CHST...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

$$

MCELROY



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