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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1023 AM CHST WED JUL 23 2014

PMZ161-171-240000-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
1023 AM CHST WED JUL 23 2014

CORRECTED TYPO IN 2ND PARAGRAPH

...HEAVY SHOWERS AND GUSTY WINDS TO DEVELOP ACROSS PALAU AND YAP...

TWO TROPICAL DISTURBANCES...CENTERED NORTHWEST OF YAP NEAR 13N137E
AND SOUTH OF GUAM NEAR 7N146E...ARE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY DEVELOP OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU AND YAP
STATE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...WITH 4 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN
POSSIBLE. EXTENDED PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RAISE THE RISK OF
MUDSLIDES ON KOROR.

WEST TO SOUTHWEST MONSOON WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM 10 TO 15 MPH
TODAY TO BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH BY THURSDAY ACROSS THE REPUBLIC OF
PALAU AND LATE FRIDAY ACROSS YAP STATE.

SEAS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT IN YAP STATE
AND PALAU BY THE END OF THE WEEK. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS NEAR HEAVIER SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING
COMBINED SEAS TO BETWEEN 9 AND 11 FEET BY THE WEEKEND.

STAY INFORMED ON THIS WEATHER SITUATION...ESPECIALLY IF PLANNING
MARINE ACTIVITIES. LISTEN FOR UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AND YOUR LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICES.

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AYDLETT/WILLIAMS/MGM





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