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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TYPHOON MAYSAK (04W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 AM CHST MON MAR 30 2015

...TYPHOON MAYSAK MOVING AWAY FROM ULUL AND PULUWAT...

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE ON THE ISLANDS OF ULUL AND PULUWAT IN CHUUK STATE AND
SATAWAL...FAIS...ULITHI...FARAULEP...WOLEAI AND YAP IN YAP STATE.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ULUL IN CHUUK STATE. TYPHOON
FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

A TYPHOON WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FARAULEP IN YAP STATE.
TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 24
HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A TYPHOON WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
PULUWAT IN CHUUK STATE. DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE
EXPECTED THIS EVENING. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE
POSSIBLE IF THE EYE OF MAYSAK DEVIATES SOUTHWARD.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A TYPHOON WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
SATAWAL AND WOLEAI IN YAP STATE. DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE
ARE POSSIBLE IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR
MORE ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME PERIOD IF THE EYE OF MAYSAK
DEVIATES SOUTHWARD.

A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FAIS...ULITHI AND YAP IN YAP
STATE. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 100 AM CHST...THE CENTER OF TYPHOON MAYSAK WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE
8.1 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 149.1 DEGREES EAST.

ABOUT 195 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF CHUUK
ABOUT  50 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ULUL
ABOUT  70 MILES NORTH OF PULUWAT
ABOUT 145 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF SATAWAL
ABOUT 310 MILES EAST OF FARAULEP
ABOUT 360 MILES EAST OF WOLEAI
ABOUT 475 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GUAM
ABOUT 595 MILES EAST OF FAIS
ABOUT 660 MILES EAST OF ULITHI AND
ABOUT 755 MILES EAST OF YAP

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST...285 DEGREES AT 14 MPH

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
MAYSAK IS EXPECTED TO HEAD WEST-NORTHWESTWARD FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS. THE LATEST FORECAST TRACK BRINGS THE EYE OF MAYSAK CLOSE TO
FARAULEP IN YAP STATE ON MONDAY EVENING.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
REMAIN 90 MPH. MAYSAK IS STILL EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY STEADILY DURING
THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

...CHUUK...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED...BUT DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL
UNTIL SEAS SUBSIDE. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED AS THE CENTER OF TYPHOON
MAYSAK MOVES AWAY FROM CHUUK.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 13 FEET WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE AS TYPHOON
MAYSAK MOVES WESTWARD TOWARD YAP STATE. SURF IS EXPECTED TO FALL
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS LATE THIS MORNING.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINFALL HAS ABATED.

...ULUL...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TODAY UNTIL AROUND DAWN. STAY
IN A STURDY SHELTER AWAY FROM SHORELINES UNTIL WINDS SUBSIDE. LISTEN
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN SECURED. DO NOT
ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF YOUR LOCAL
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL SUBSIDE BELOW DAMAGING LEVELS
TO BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH BY SUNRISE.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS OF 12 TO 16 FEET AND COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET
IS EXPECTED TODAY UNTIL AROUND DAWN. SEAS AND SURF WILL DIMINISH
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING AS MAYSAK BEGINS
TO MOVE AWAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THIS
MORNING.

...FANANU...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED...BUT DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL
UNTIL SEAS SUBSIDE. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED AS THE CENTER OF TYPHOON
MAYSAK MOVES AWAY FROM FANANU.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 13 FEET WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE AS TYPHOON
MAYSAK MOVES WESTWARD TOWARD YAP STATE. SURF IS EXPECTED TO FALL
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS LATE THIS MORNING.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINFALL HAS ABATED.

...PULUWAT...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY UNTIL AROUND DAWN.
LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL
OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL SUBSIDE BELOW DAMAGING LEVELS
TO BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH BY SUNRISE.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS OF 12 TO 16 FEET AND COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET
IS EXPECTED TODAY UNTIL AROUND DAWN. SEAS AND SURF WILL DIMINISH
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING AS MAYSAK BEGINS
TO MOVE AWAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THIS
MORNING.

...SATAWAL...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH OR
MORE SHOULD BE COMPLETED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM AROUND DAWN UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON.
LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO
A SHELTER. DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL INCREASE TO TROPICAL STORM
FORCE AND SHIFT TO WEST THIS MORNING. WEST WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AROUND MID MORNING. WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHWEST AND GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON AS
MAYSAK MOVES AWAY TO THE WEST. THE CURRENT FORECAST TRACK TAKES THE
STRONGEST WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH MAYSAK TO THE NORTH OF SATAWAL.
HOWEVER...WINDS COULD BE STRONGER IF MAYSAK TAKES A MORE SOUTHWARD
TRACK.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SEAS PEAKING BETWEEN 11 AND 14 FEET ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING AS
MAYSAK PASSES TO THE NORTH. SURF MAY PEAK BETWEEN 11 AND 15 FEET
THIS MORNING. MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

...FARAULEP...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
TYPHOON MAYSAK IS STILL EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY INTO A MAJOR TYPHOON
BY THE TIME IT REACHES FARAULEP. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
ANTICIPATED TO BEGIN BY THIS AFTERNOON WHILE TYPHOON CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS EVENING. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE FOOD AND
WATER THAT WILL LAST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. LISTEN FOR UPDATED
INFORMATION. IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO A SHELTER. DO NOT
ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
THE ONSET OF DAMAGING NORTH WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE IS LIKELY BY
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. TYPHOON CONDITIONS OF UP TO CATEGORY 3...100
MPH...ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE CENTER OF
MAYSAK IS FORECAST TO PASS CLOSE TO IF NOT OVER FARAULEP THIS
EVENING.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS AS HIGH AS 22 FEET ARE POSSIBLE AS MAYSAK PASSES TO
THE NORTH THIS EVENING. SURF MAY PEAK AT DANGEROUS LEVELS OF 25 FEET
THIS EVENING. SEAS AND SURF WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE LATE MONDAY NIGHT
AND EARLY TUESDAY AS MAYSAK MOVES AWAY. COASTAL INUNDATION OF 6 TO
10 FEET IS POSSIBLE.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 6 TO 8 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

...WOLEAI...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH OR
MORE SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT. LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.
IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO A SHELTER. INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL
SHOULD BE POSTPONED UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

...WIND INFORMATION...
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 39 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY LATE
MONDAY AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING AS MAYSAK MOVES THROUGH YAP STATE.
THE AREA OF STRONGEST WINDS IS EXPECTED TO PASS NORTH OF WOLEAI LATE
MONDAY EVENING BUT A SOUTHWARD SHIFT IN THE FORECAST TRACK OF MAYSAK
COULD BRING STRONGER WINDS TO WOLEAI.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS MAY PEAK AS HIGH AS 12 FEET MONDAY NIGHT WHILE SURF
MAY REACH HAZARDOUS LEVELS OF 10 TO 14 FEET. SEAS AND SURF WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH TUESDAY.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.

...FAIS...ULITHI AND YAP...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
TYPHOON CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. REVIEW
YOUR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLAN AND BE READY TO TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY IF A WARNING IS ISSUED. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE
ADEQUATE FOOD AND WATER THAT WILL LAST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
LISTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. IF NECESSARY...BE PREPARED TO GO TO
A SHELTER. DO NOT ATTEMPT INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
TYPHOON MAYSAK IS FORECASTED TO BE A MAJOR CATEGORY 3 OR 4 TYPHOON
WITH WINDS GREATER THAN 100 MPH WHEN IT APPROACHES FAIS...ULITHI AND
YAP. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE BY
TUESDAY MORNING ON FAIS AND ULITHI AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON ON YAP.
TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON
ON FAIS AND ULITHI AND TUESDAY EVENING ON YAP.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
DANGEROUS SEAS AND SURF OF UP TO 22 FEET ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...PEAK SURF HEIGHTS OF 25 FEET AND COASTAL
INUNDATION OF 4 TO 10 FEET ALONG WINDWARD SHORELINES IS POSSIBLE
DURING THE PASSAGE OF MAYSAK.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
HEAVY RAINFALL OF 4 TO 10 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND EARLY
WEDNESDAY...RESULTING IN LOCAL FLOODING IN POOR-DRAINAGE AND LOW-
LYING AREAS.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE LATER THIS MORNING AT 900 AM...OR SOONER IF NEEDED.

$$

MCELROY



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