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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
356 PM ChST Fri Aug 17 2018

GUZ001>004-172300-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
356 PM ChST Fri Aug 17 2018

...DEVELOPING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE NORTH OF POHNPEI...

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED ABOUT 400 MILES NORTH OF POHNPEI
AT 13N158E IS NOW THE SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION
ALERT ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER.

THIS DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO DRIFT TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST
AND GRADUALLY DEVELOP THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. THE DISTURBANCE WILL
NEED TO BE MONITORED CAREFULLY THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

PATCHY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN OVER NORTHERN
CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES TODAY. SHOWERY WEATHER AND
LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY TO ARRIVE OVER PARTS OF THE MARIANA
ISLANDS THIS WEEKEND.

RESIDENTS OF GUAM AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANAS
SHOULD KEEP INFORMED WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS FROM
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICE.

$$

SIMPSON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
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