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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 14W LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
915 AM CHST WED AUG 24 2016

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 14W MOVING PAST AGRIHAN...

.NEW INFORMATION...
NONE.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE ON ALAMAGAN...PAGAN AND AGRIHAN IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF
THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AGRIHAN...PAGAN
AND ALAMAGAN ISLANDS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS
OF 39 MPH OR MORE...WILL LAST A FEW MORE HOURS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 700 AM CHST..2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION 14W
WAS LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR LATITUDE 18.4 DEGREES NORTH AND
LONGITUDE 145.5 DEGREES EAST.

THIS IS
ABOUT  30 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF AGRIHAN
ABOUT  30 MILES NORTHWEST OF PAGAN
ABOUT  55 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF ALAMAGAN
ABOUT 225 MILES NORTH OF SAIPAN
ABOUT 345 MILES NORTH OF GUAM

TROPICAL DEPRESSION 14W IS MOVING NORTH AT 23 MPH WITH MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 14W IS PASSING WEST OF AGRIHAN AND IS MOVING
QUICKLY NORTH. TD 14W IS EXPECTED TO MOVE RAPIDLY OFF TO THE NORTH
AWAY FROM AGRIHAN THIS MORNING.

...AGRIHAN...PAGAN AND ALAMAGAN...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PEOPLE ON AGRIHAN...PAGAN AND ALAMAGAN SHOULD REMAIN IN SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER UNTIL DAMAGING WINDS SUBSIDE.

....WIND INFORMATION...
SOUTH WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL SUBSIDE TO
20 TO 30 MPH BY NOON AND TO BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH THIS EVENING.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
HAZARDOUS SURF OF AROUND 9 FEET WILL QUICKLY SUBSIDE BY THIS
AFTERNOON.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING ON AGRIHAN. NO
SIGNIFICANT RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR PAGAN AND ALAMAGAN.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY 300 PM CHST...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

MIDDLEBROOKE



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