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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
843 AM CHST SUN JUL 20 2014

PMZ161-171-172-201100-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-CHUUK-
843 AM CHST SUN JUL 20 2014

...TROPICAL DISTURBANCE DEVELOPING BETWEEN GUAM AND CHUUK...

A DEVELOPING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IS CENTERED NEAR 9.8 DEGREES NORTH
AND 148.2 DEGREES EAST...WHICH IS ABOUT 300 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF
WENO ISLAND...ABOUT 130 MILES NORTHWEST OF ULUL ATOLL...AND ABOUT
345 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GUAM. THIS DISTURBANCE AND ITS ASSOCIATED
MONSOON SURGE ARE PRODUCING NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS WESTERN CHUUK STATE.

PERIODS OF HEAVY SHOWERS WITH SOME WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH TODAY FOR THE ATOLLS AND ISLANDS OF CHUUK STATE
THAT ARE WEST OF WENO ISLAND...INCLUDING ULUL...NAMONUITO...AND
PULUWAT.

THIS DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND
COULD AFFECT ISLANDS OF EASTERN YAP STATE BY ABOUT MONDAY OR
TUESDAY. SOME ISLANDS OF YAP STATE THAT MAY BE AT RISK FOR HEAVY
WEATHER IN THE COMING DAYS INCLUDE SATAWAL...LAMOTREK...WOLEAI...
FARAULEP AND EVENTUALLY FAIS AND ULITHI.

MODERATELY STRONG MONSOON CONDITIONS PERSIST OVER WESTERN MICRONESIA
AND MARINE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS AT TIMES FOR OPERATORS OF
SMALL CRAFT IN WESTERN CHUUK STATE...MOST OF YAP STATE AND ACROSS
THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU. COMBINED SEAS IN THE RANGE OF 8 TO 11 FEET
ARE EXPECTED OVER FAR WESTERN MICRONESIA AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS NEAR HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS ARE LIKELY FOR WESTERN CHUUK
STATE AND EASTERN YAP STATE IN THE COMING DAYS.

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




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