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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
200 PM CHST THU JUL 20 2016

...EXPECTED GUAM LIBERATION DAY PARADE WEATHER...

TOMORROW...GUAM WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL LIBERATION DAY PARADE.
LIBERATION DAY CELEBRATES THE LIBERATION OF THE ISLAND BY U.S.
FORCES FROM JAPANESE OCCUPATION DURING WORLD WAR II. THE PARADES
BEGAN IN 1951.

CURRENT FORECASTS INDICATE THAT PARADE WEATHER WILL BE HOT WITH
MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES AND ISOLATED SHOWERS. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE EAST
AT 5 TO 15 MPH. HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 90 DEGREES.
THIS IS THE TEMPERATURE IN THE SHADE. THE HEAT INDEX...WHICH IS THE
EXPECTED TEMPERATURE CALCULATED WITH THE INFLUENCE OF HUMIDITY...IS
PREDICTED TO BE CLOSE TO 101 DEGREES.

WHILE DAYTIME HEATING MAY PRODUCE A FEW CLOUDS AND SHOWERS DURING
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON...CONDITIONS WILL BE HOT ALONG THE
PARADE ROUTE. THOSE GOING TO THE PARADE SHOULD BE MINDFUL OF THE
HEAT AND DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND REMAIN IN THE SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME...BUT THERE IS OFTEN A
RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS TIME OF YEAR.

ON AVERAGE...
    PARADE TIME TEMPERATURES ARE...     IN THE MID 80S.
    AVERAGE DAYTIME HIGH IS...          86
    AVERAGE MORNING LOW IS...           76

EXTREMES DURING THE PERIOD FROM 1996 TO 2013...
    WETTEST...2002 WITH 1.61 INCHES BETWEEN 10AM AND 4PM.
    WARMEST...2011 WITH THE AFTERNOON HIGH REACHING 89.
    COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE...2002 WITH A HIGH OF ONLY 81.

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SIMPSON



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