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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
634 AM CHST THU OCT 2 2014

PMZ173-174-021900-
POHNPEI-KOSRAE-
634 AM CHST THU OCT 2 2014

...DEVELOPING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED NEAR KOSRAE...

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IS CENTERED ABOUT 150 MILES EAST OF KOSRAE
NEAR 6N165E EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. IT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE TOWARD
THE WEST-NORTHWEST TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AND PASS JUST NORTH OF
KOSRAE AND POHNPEI.

SATELLITE SHOWS AREAS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS KOSRAE STATE AND EASTERN POHNPEI STATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
EXTEND OUTWARD ACROSS THE REST OF POHNPEI STATE AND THE CENTRAL
MARSHALL ISLANDS. HEAVY RAINFALL IS FORECAST FOR KOSRAE AND POHNPEI
WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT.

LATEST ASCAT SATELLITE PASS SHOWS 20 TO 25 KT SOUTHERLY WINDS EAST
AND SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE DISTURBANCE. THESE WINDS WILL
CREATE CHOPPY SEAS ACROSS KOSRAE STATE AND POHNPEI STATE AS THE
DISTURBANCE MOVES WEST-NORTHWEST. COMBINED SEAS OF 4 TO 5 FT WILL
BUILD TO BETWEEN 5 TO 7 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING.

STAY INFORMED ON THIS EVOLVING WEATHER SITUATION...ESPECIALLY IF
PLANNING ANY MARINE ACTIVITIES OR INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL. LISTEN FOR
UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
SERVICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICES.

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AYDLETT/SIMPSON
















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