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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
357 PM CHST SUN SEP 28 2014

PMZ173-174-181-290600-
POHNPEI-KOSRAE-MAJURO-
357 PM CHST SUN SEP 28 2014

...DEVELOPING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE NORTHWEST OF KOSRAE AND NORTH OF
POHNPEI...

A DEVELOPING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE LIES NORTHWEST OF KOSRAE AND
NORTH OF POHNPEI AND APPEARS TO BE MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST. THIS
SYSTEM IS THE SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT ISSUED
BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER.

THE DISTURBANCE IS CENTERED NEAR 10N156E WHICH IS ABOUT 580 MILES
NORTHWEST OF KOSRAE AND 260 MILES NORTH OF POHNPEI...AND IT IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT ROUGHLY 10 MPH.

THIS SYSTEM HAS PASSED NORTH OF THE MAIN ISLANDS OF EASTERN
MICRONESIA...BUT MAY BE A THREAT FOR THOSE TRAVELING BETWEEN EASTERN
MICRONESIA AND THE MARIANAS. WINDS NEAR THIS DISTURBANCE TONIGHT
WILL BE IN THE RANGE OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH STRONGER GUSTS NEAR
SHOWERS. COMBINED SEAS WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT NEAR THIS
SYSTEM AND COULD BE HIGHER BY MONDAY.

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

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POWELL







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