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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TYPHOON MAYSAK (04W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
900 PM CHST SUN MAR 29 2015

...TYPHOON MAYSAK MOVING AWAY FROM CHUUK...

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE ON THE ISLANDS OF CHUUK...LOSAP...FANANU...ULUL AND
PULUWAT IN CHUUK STATE AND SATAWAL...FAIS...ULITHI...FARAULEP...WOLEAI
AND YAP IN YAP STATE.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FARAULEP IN YAP STATE.
TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED IN THE NEXT
24 HOURS.

A TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CHUUK AND ULUL IN CHUUK
STATE. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE HAVE PAST FOR CHUUK
ALTHOUGH DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH ARE STILL POSSIBLE FOR A FEW MORE
HOURS. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATER THIS EVENING FOR ULUL.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A TYPHOON WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
PULUWAT IN CHUUK STATE. DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE
EXPECTED THIS EVENING. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE
POSSIBLE IF THE EYE OF MAYSAK DEVIATES SOUTHWARD.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A TYPHOON WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
SATAWAL IN YAP STATE. DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED
IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE
POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME PERIOD IF THE EYE OF MAYSAK DEVIATES
SOUTHWARD.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FANANU IN CHUUK
STATE. DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE STILL POSSIBLE FOR
A FEW MORE HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR WOLEAI IN YAP STATE. A
TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT. DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE
ARE EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR
MORE ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME PERIOD IF THE EYE OF MAYSAK
DEVIATES SOUTHWARD.

A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FAIS AND ULITHI AND YAP IN YAP
STATE. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 700 PM CHST...THE CENTER OF TYPHOON MAYSAK WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE
7.7 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 150.3 DEGREES EAST.

ABOUT 110 MILES WEST OF CHUUK
ABOUT 140 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF FANANU
ABOUT  75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ULUL
ABOUT  95 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF PULUWAT
ABOUT 220 MILES EAST OF SATAWAL
ABOUT 395 MILES EAST OF FARAULEP
ABOUT 440 MILES EAST OF WOLEAI
ABOUT 545 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GUAM
ABOUT 680 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF FAIS
ABOUT 745 MILES EAST OF ULITHI AND
ABOUT 840 MILES EAST OF YAP

TYPHOON MAYSAK IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST AT 12 MPH WITH MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 85 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TYPHOON MAYSAK CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM CHUUK
LAGOON TO THE WEST. THE CENTER OF MAYSAK IS EXPECTED TO PASS BETWEEN
ULUL AND PULUWAT THIS EVENING.

...CHUUK...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
STAY IN A STURDY SHELTER AWAY FROM SHORELINES UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE
TONIGHT. DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL UNTIL SEAS AND WINDS
SUBSIDE. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL STEADILY
DIMINISH THROUGH THE NIGHT AS THE CENTER OF TYPHOON MAYSAK MOVES
AWAY FROM CHUUK.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS OF 14 TO 18 FEET AND SURF OF 15 TO 20 FEET WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT. SEAS WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS FOR
OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT AT LEAST THROUGH MONDAY. SURF WILL DROP
BELOW DANGEROUS LEVELS THIS EVENING BUT REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING. COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS STILL POSSIBLE
THIS AFTERNOON.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS LIKELY THROUGH THIS
EVENING WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THIS HEAVY RAIN WILL
RESULT IN LOCAL FLOODING AND INCREASE THE POSSIBILITY OF MUDSLIDES.

...ULUL...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
STRONG TROPICAL STORM TO NEAR TYPHOON CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS
EVENING...ESPECIALLY IF THE EYE OF TYPHOON MAYSAK DEVIATES SLIGHTLY
TO THE NORTH. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. PREPARATIONS FOR TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 75 MPH OR MORE SHOULD
HAVE ALREADY BEEN COMPLETED. STAY IN A STURDY SHELTER AWAY FROM
SHORELINES UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE. LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.
SMALL CRAFT SHOULD BE SECURED AND DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND
TRAVEL. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH THIS EVENING.
WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE EAST AND MAY PEAK BRIEFLY AT TYPHOON FORCE
AT 65 TO 75 MPH THIS EVENING AS THE CENTER OF MAYSAK PASSES SOUTH OF
ULUL. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW DAMAGING LEVELS AND SHIFT TO
SOUTHEAST BY SUNRISE.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS OF 15 TO 18 FEET TONIGHT. COASTAL INUNDATION OF 2 TO 4
FEET IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT. SEAS AND SURF WILL DIMINISH MONDAY MORNING.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE NIGHT AS MAYSAK
MOVES THROUGH CHUUK STATE. RAINFALL OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

...LOSAP...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS HAVE ENDED BUT HEAVY SHOWERS AND GUSTY
WINDS ARE STILL POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL UNTIL
THE SEAS HAVE SUBSIDED.

...WIND INFORMATION...
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH TONIGHT WILL DIMINISH TO
BETWEEN 20 TO 25 MPH BY MONDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS OF 9 TO 12 FEET AND SURF OF UP TO 14 FEET WILL
CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THIS EVENING AS MAYSAK MOVES FARTHER
AWAY FROM LOSAP.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

...FANANU...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
STAY IN A STURDY SHELTER AWAY FROM SHORELINES UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE.
LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD BE SECURED AND DO
NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL.

...WIND INFORMATION...
SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY FALL
OVERNIGHT AS MAYSAK MOVES FARTHER AWAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS OF 10 TO 14 FEET AND SURF OF 11 TO 14 FEET WILL
CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THIS EVENING AS MAYSAK MOVES FARTHER
AWAY FROM FANANU.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

...PULUWAT...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARATIONS FOR STRONG TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS TO NEAR TYPHOON
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE COMPLETED. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. TYPHOON CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE IF THE EYE OF TYPHOON MAYSAK TAKES A SLIGHTLY MORE
SOUTHWARD TRACK. LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT
INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE NORTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WITH
GUST TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO BETWEEN 50 AND 60 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH LATE THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
SOUTHWEST AND GRADUALLY DIMINISH MONDAY MORNING AS MAYSAK MOVES
AWAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SEAS WILL INCREASE TO BETWEEN 9 AND 14 FEET TONIGHT AS MAYSAK
PASSES TO THE NORTH LATE THIS EVENING. SURF WILL INCREASE TO
DANGEROUS LEVELS OF UP TO 15 FEET AS MAYSAK PASSES TO THE
NORTH THIS EVENING. COASTAL INUNDATION OF 2 TO 4 FEET IS POSSIBLE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

...SATAWAL...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH OR
MORE SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY TONIGHT. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. LISTEN FOR
UPDATED INFORMATION. IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO A SHELTER.
DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
NORTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL INCREASE TO TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH WITH GUST TO 65 MPH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH MONDAY AFTERNOON AS MAYSAK
MOVES AWAY TO THE WEST. THE CURRENT FORECAST TRACK TAKES THE
STRONGEST WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH MAYSAK TO THE NORTH OF SATAWAL.
HOWEVER...WINDS COULD BE STRONGER IF MAYSAK TAKES A MORE SOUTHWARD
TRACK.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SEAS PEAKING BETWEEN 11 AND 14 FEET ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY MORNING AS
MAYSAK PASSES TO THE NORTH. SURF MAY PEAK BETWEEN 11 AND 15 FEET
MONDAY MORNING. MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY.

...FARAULEP...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TYPHOON MAYSAK IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY INTO A MAJOR TYPHOON BY THE
TIME IT REACHES FARAULEP. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS AREA ANTICIPATED
TO BEGIN BY MONDAY AFTERNOON WHILE TYPHOON CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO BEGIN MONDAY EVENING. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE FOOD AND WATER
THAT WILL LAST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. LISTEN FOR UPDATED
INFORMATION. IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO A SHELTER. DO NOT
ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
THE ONSET OF DAMAGING NORTH WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE IS LIKELY BY EARLY
MONDAY AFTERNOON. TYPHOON CONDITIONS OF UP TO CATEGORY 3...100 MPH...ARE
POSSIBLE LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE CENTER OF MAYSAK IS
FORECAST TO PASS CLOSE TO IF NOT OVER FARAULEP MONDAY EVENING.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS AS HIGH AS 22 FEET ARE POSSIBLE AS MAYSAK PASSES TO
THE NORTH MONDAY EVENING. SURF MAY PEAK AT DANGEROUS LEVELS OF 25
FEET MONDAY EVENING. SEAS AND SURF WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE LATE
MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY AS MAYSAK MOVES AWAY. COASTAL
INUNDATION OF 6 TO 10 FEET IS POSSIBLE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 6 TO 8 INCHES IS POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

...WOLEAI...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH OR
MORE SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT. LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.
IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO A SHELTER. INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL
SHOULD BE POSTPONED UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

...WIND INFORMATION...
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 39 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY LATE
MONDAY AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING AS MAYSAK MOVES THROUGH YAP STATE.
THE AREA OF STRONGEST WINDS IS EXPECTED TO PASS NORTH OF WOLEAI LATE
MONDAY EVENING BUT A SOUTHWARD SHIFT IN THE FORECAST TRACK OF MAYSAK
COULD BRING STRONGER WINDS TO WOLEAI.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS MAY PEAK AS HIGH AS 12 FEET MONDAY NIGHT WHILE SURF
MAY REACH HAZARDOUS LEVELS OF 10 TO 14 FEET. SEAS AND SURF WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH TUESDAY.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.

...FAIS...ULITHI AND YAP...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
TYPHOON CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY. REVIEW YOUR DISASTER
PREPAREDNESS PLAN AND BE READY TO TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY IF A WARNING IS ISSUED. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE FOOD
AND WATER THAT WILL LAST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. LISTEN FOR
UPDATED INFORMATION. IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO A SHELMAYSAK CONTINUES TO
GRADUALLY INTENSIFY AND IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A SIGNIFICANT TYPHOON
BEFORE NEARING FAIS...ULITHI AND YAP.TER.
DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
TYPHOON MAYSAK IS EXPECTED TO BE A MAJOR CAT 3 OR 4 TYPHOON WITH
WINDS GREATER THAN 100 MPH WHEN IT APPROACHES FAIS...ULITHI AND
YAP.TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE BY
TUESDAY MORNING ON FAIS AND ULITHI AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON ON YAP.
TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON
ON FAIS AND ULITHI AND TUESDAY EVENING ON YAP.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
DANGEROUS SEAS AND SURF OF UP TO 22 FEET ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...PEAK SURF HEIGHTS OF 25 FEET AND COASTAL
INUNDATION OF 4 TO 10 FEET ALONG WINDWARD SHORELINES IS POSSIBLE
DURING THE PASSAGE OF MAYSAK.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
HEAVY RAINFALL OF 4 TO 10 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND EARLY
WEDNESDAY...RESULTING IN LOCAL FLOODING IN POOR-DRAINAGE AND LOW-
LYING AREAS.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE MONDAY MORNING AT 300 AM...OR SOONER IF NEEDED.

$$

ZIOBRO/EDSON



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