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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL CYCLONE LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1009 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM PASSING OVER ROTA...

.NEW INFORMATION...
NONE

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE IN THE MARIANA ISLANDS AND SURROUNDING WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAIPAN AND TINIAN AND
THEIR COASTAL WATERS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ROTA AND ROTA
COASTAL WATERS.

A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM...ROTA...TINIAN
AND SAIPAN.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST PUBLIC AND MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILED
INFORMATION ABOUT ANY ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 9 AM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM WAS LOCATED
BY RADAR NEAR LATITUDE 14.1N...LONGITUDE 145.1E. THIS IS OVER THE
SOUTHWEST TIP OF ROTA...50 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF GUAM...70 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF TINIAN AND 80 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF SAIPAN.
CHAN-HOM WAS MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 45 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
CHAN-HOM IS PASSING NORTHWEST ACROSS ROTA...AND IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THIS MOTION TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY INDOORS IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED
TONIGHT OR MONDAY MORNING.

RESIDENTS OF GUAM SHOULD STILL PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE LATEST
FORECASTS AND ADVISORIES AND MAINTAIN READINESS AS LONG AS A
TYPHOON WATCH IS IN EFFECT. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS
FOR OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN TIYAN AROUND 3 PM...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

GUZ001-PMZ151-050815-
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.A.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
GUAM-GUAM COASTAL WATERS-
1009 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT. BE ALERT FOR FLOODING IN YOUR
AREA. MAINTAIN READINESS FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS. LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AND
POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL SHIFT TO WEST THIS AFTERNOON
AND TO SOUTHWEST TONIGHT. WINDS WILL DIMINISH EARLY MONDAY.

SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL PERSIST INTO MONDAY.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
EXPECT HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ON EAST FACING REEFS...
8 TO 10 FEET ON SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND 6 TO 9 FEET ON
NORTH FACING REEFS THROUGH MONDAY.

...FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH AND A FLASH FLOOD WARNING ARE IN EFFECT.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT.

$$

GUZ002-PMZ152-050815-
/O.CON.PGUM.TR.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.A.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
ROTA-ROTA COASTAL WATERS-
1009 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...
...TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT. BE ALERT FOR FLOODING IN YOUR
AREA. MAINTAIN READINESS FOR TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. FOLLOW
INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.
LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECASTS...STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 35 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 25 TO 35 MPH TONIGHT.

SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL BUILD AS CHAN-HOM NEARS AND COULD
REACH UP TO 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS CHAN-HOM
PASSES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
EXPECT HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ON EAST FACING REEFS...
8 TO 10 FEET ON SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND 6 TO 9 FEET ON
NORTH FACING REEFS THROUGH MONDAY. SURF MAY BRIEFLY BUILD TO
DANGEROUS LEVELS OF 12 TO 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
SURF WILL SUBSIDE BY MONDAY EVENING.

COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS EXPECTED AS CHAN-HOM
PASSES.

...FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH AND A FLASH FLOOD WARNING ARE IN EFFECT.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT.

$$

GUZ003-004-PMZ153-154-050815-
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
TINIAN-SAIPAN-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS-
1009 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS. LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECASTS...STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 25 TO 35 MPH TONIGHT.

SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL BUILD AS CHAN-HOM NEARS AND COULD
REACH UP TO 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS CHAN-HOM
PASSES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
EXPECT HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ON EAST FACING REEFS...
8 TO 10 FEET ON SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND 6 TO 9 FEET ON
NORTH FACING REEFS THROUGH MONDAY. SURF MAY BRIEFLY BUILD TO
DANGEROUS LEVELS OF 12 TO 15 FEET THIS EVENING. SURF WILL SUBSIDE
BY MONDAY EVENING.

COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS EXPECTED ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES AS CHAN-HOM PASSES.

...FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT. RAINFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS
POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$


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