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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
800 AM CHST THU JUL 21 2016

...THE GUAM LIBERATION DAY PARADE WEATHER...

TODAY...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. LIGHT SURFACE WINDS AND AN
UPPER-LEVEL LOW PASSING BY TO THE NORTH COULD TRIGGER A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS AROUND GUAM TODAY. THE HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TO REACH NEAR 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 100 DEGREES.

WHILE DAYTIME HEATING MAY PRODUCE A FEW CLOUDS AND SHOWERS DURING
THE 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. THOSE AT THE PARADE
SHOULD ALSO BE MINDFUL OF ANY THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VICINITY.
REMEMBER...WHEN THUNDER ROARS GET INDOORS! SAFE PLACES INCLUDE
VEHICLES AND BUILDINGS...BUT NOT CANOPIES OR TENTS. BE WEATHER
AWARE.

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.

$$

AYDLETT



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