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TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1143 PM CHST SAT JUL 4 2015

...TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM NEARLY STATIONARY...

.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. TYPHOON CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 74
MPH OR MORE...ARE EXPECTED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ROTA AND THEIR
COASTAL WATERS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 39
TO 73 MPH...ARE EXPECTED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS. TYPHOON CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 74 MPH OR
MORE...ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN 48 HOURS.

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

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 10 PM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.5N...LONGITUDE 146.4E...OR ABOUT 90 MILES
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ROTA...ABOUT 130 MILES EAST OF GUAM AND 120
MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF TINIAN AND SAIPAN. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS REMAIN AT 50 MPH. CHAN-HOM IS NEARLY STATIONARY

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
LATEST RADAR IMAGERY INDICATES THAT THE CENTER HAS SLOWED TO THE
EAST OF GUAM. HOWEVER...CHAN-HOM IS EXPECTED TO RESUME MOVING
NORTHWEST LATER TONIGHT. CHAN-HOM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN THIS
DIRECTION ALTHOUGH SOME ERRATIC MOTION IS STILL POSSIBLE OVER THE
NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.

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

YOUR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLAN SHOULD BE COMPLETED. STAY
INDOORS IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED SUNDAY OR
SUNDAY NIGHT. UNCERTAINTY REMAINS IN THE FORECAST TRACK AND
INTENSITY.

THUS...EVEN THOUGH SAIPAN...TINIAN AND ROTA ARE THE ONLY
LOCATIONS UNDER A WARNING...RESIDENTS OF GUAM SHOULD STILL PAY
CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AND ADVISORIES AND
CONTINUE PREPARATIONS. THERE IS STILL TIME FOR UNFORESEEN CHANGES
THAT COULD PUT GUAM AT GREATER RISK.

FOR MARINERS...SAFELY SECURE YOUR CRAFT AND LEAVE IT FOR ADEQUATE
LAND BASED SHELTER. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS
FOR OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. BECAUSE SMALL ADJUSTMENTS IN
FORECAST TRACK ARE EXPECTED...LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECAST
INFORMATION.

&&

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

GUZ002-PMZ152-042000-
/O.CON.PGUM.TR.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.A.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
ROTA-ROTA COASTAL WATERS-
1143 PM CHST SAT JUL 4 2015

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

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

 CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...EXPECTED BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS. LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECASTS...STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT.

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

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
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 SUNDAY EVENING. SURF WILL SUBSIDE BY
MONDAY EVENING.

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

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

$$

TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1143 PM CHST SAT JUL 4 2015

...TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM NEARLY STATIONARY...

.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. TYPHOON CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 74
MPH OR MORE...ARE EXPECTED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ROTA AND THEIR
COASTAL WATERS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 39
TO 73 MPH...ARE EXPECTED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS. TYPHOON CONDITIONS...INCLUDING WINDS OF 74 MPH OR
MORE...ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN 48 HOURS.

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

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 10 PM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHAN-HOM (09W) WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.5N...LONGITUDE 146.4E...OR ABOUT 90 MILES
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ROTA...ABOUT 130 MILES EAST OF GUAM AND 120
MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF TINIAN AND SAIPAN. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS REMAIN AT 50 MPH. CHAN-HOM IS NEARLY STATIONARY

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
LATEST RADAR IMAGERY INDICATES THAT THE CENTER HAS SLOWED TO THE
EAST OF GUAM. HOWEVER...CHAN-HOM IS EXPECTED TO RESUME MOVING
NORTHWEST LATER TONIGHT. CHAN-HOM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN THIS
DIRECTION ALTHOUGH SOME ERRATIC MOTION IS STILL POSSIBLE OVER THE
NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.

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

YOUR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLAN SHOULD BE COMPLETED. STAY
INDOORS IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED SUNDAY OR
SUNDAY NIGHT. UNCERTAINTY REMAINS IN THE FORECAST TRACK AND
INTENSITY.

THUS...EVEN THOUGH SAIPAN...TINIAN AND ROTA ARE THE ONLY
LOCATIONS UNDER A WARNING...RESIDENTS OF GUAM SHOULD STILL PAY
CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AND ADVISORIES AND
CONTINUE PREPARATIONS. THERE IS STILL TIME FOR UNFORESEEN CHANGES
THAT COULD PUT GUAM AT GREATER RISK.

FOR MARINERS...SAFELY SECURE YOUR CRAFT AND LEAVE IT FOR ADEQUATE
LAND BASED SHELTER. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS
FOR OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. BECAUSE SMALL ADJUSTMENTS IN
FORECAST TRACK ARE EXPECTED...LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECAST
INFORMATION.

&&

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

GUZ001-PMZ151-042000-
/O.CON.PGUM.TY.A.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
GUAM-GUAM COASTAL WATERS-
1143 PM CHST SAT JUL 4 2015

...TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

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

CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
IF CHAN-HOM`S TRACK CHANGES. LISTEN FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND
STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.
WINDS WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY.

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

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
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 IS IN EFFECT. RAINFALL OF 6
INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

$$

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