#Wutip Advisory 15 for #Guam, #CNMI, #FSM

WutipAdvisory15-2019-02-23-0700

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TYPHOON WUTIP (02W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
840 AM CHST SAT FEB 23 2019

...TYPHOON WUTIP ON A WEST-NORTHWEST TRACK SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF GUAM...

.NEW INFORMATION...
NONE.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
FOR PEOPLE IN GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANAS...AS WELL AS FOR
FARAULEP IN YAP STATE.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FARAULEP IN YAP STATE.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR TINIAN...SAIPAN...PAGAN
AND AGRIHAN.

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

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 700 AM CHST...THE CENTER OF TYPHOON WUTIP WAS LOCATED AT LATITUDE
10.6 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 143.7 DEGREES EAST. THIS IS ABOUT
210 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF GUAM AND 150 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF
FARAULEP. WUTIP WAS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 14 MPH WITH MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 120 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TYPHOON WUTIP REMAINS A CATEGORY 3 TYPHOON AS IT TRACKS WEST-
NORTHWEST TO A CLOSEST APPROACH OF ABOUT 195 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
GUAM THIS AFTERNOON.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR THOSE UNDER A WARNING...COMPLETE PREPARATIONS TO SECURE YOUR
PROPERTY. EVACUATE YOUR HOME IF IT IS VULNERABLE TO HIGH WINDS OR
FLOODING.

FOR THOSE UNDER A WATCH...CONTINUE WITH PREPARATIONS AND LISTEN FOR
POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR
OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. BE WARY OF UNOFFICIAL SOURCES OF
INFORMATION.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN GUAM AROUND 300 PM...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

GUZ001-002-230645-
/O.CON.PGUM.TR.W.4002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
GUAM-ROTA-
840 AM CHST SAT FEB 23 2019

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS SHOULD BE COMPLETE...AS THOSE WINDS
ARE IMMINENT. MAKE SURE YOUR PROPERTY IS SECURE...AND REMAIN INDOORS
AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.

&&

...WINDS...
DAMAGING TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
60 MPH ARE PRESENT ACROSS GUAM...AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY.
DAMAGING WINDS WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHEAST TONIGHT AT 35 TO 45 MPH
GUSTING TO 55 MPH.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
COMBINED SEAS OF 16 TO 20 FEET ARE EXPECTED TODAY...PRODUCING
DANGEROUS SURF AS HIGH AS 25 FEET ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS
TODAY. SURF WILL SHIFT AROUND TO EAST AND SOUTH FACING REEFS TONIGHT
AND SUNDAY...AND TO WEST FACING REEFS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.
COASTAL INUNDATION OF 3 TO 4 FEET IS LIKELY ALONG EASTERN AND
SOUTHERN SHORELINES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...INLAND FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM AND ROTA. LISTEN FOR ANY
FLOOD WARNINGS THAT MAY BE ISSUED...AND BE READY TO ACT IF FLOODING
OCCURS. RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GUZ003-004-230645-
/O.CON.PGUM.TR.A.4002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
TINIAN-SAIPAN-
840 AM CHST SAT FEB 23 2019

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE YOUR PROPERTY FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGING WINDS TONIGHT
AND SUNDAY. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS WHICH CAN BE BLOWN AROUND.

&&

...WINDS...
EAST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY. IF WUTIP MOVES MORE NORTHWARD THAN FORECAST...DAMAGING WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
COMBINED SEAS OF 13 TO 16 FEET ARE EXPECTED TODAY...PRODUCING
DANGEROUS SURF AS HIGH AS 20 FEET ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS
TODAY...SHIFTING AROUND TO EAST AND SOUTH FACING REEFS TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

...FLOODING...
RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND. LOCAL
FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS.

$$

...AGRIHAN AND PAGAN...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PREPARATIONS FOR DAMAGING WINDS SHOULD BE MADE ACCORDING TO YOUR
TROPICAL CYCLONE PLAN. KEEP INFORMED WHILE LISTENING FOR POSSIBLE
WARNINGS. SECURE LOOSE OBJECTS WHICH CAN BE BLOWN AROUND.

...WINDS...
DAMAGING WINDS ARE NOT LIKELY...BUT COULD STILL OCCUR IF WUTIP
SHIFTS NORTHWARD TODAY.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
COMBINED SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE...AND COULD
REACH 15 FEET...ESPECIALLY IF THE CENTER MOVES CLOSER TO THE ISLANDS. HAZARDOUS SURF IS LIKELY ON THE EAST...SOUTH
DANGEROUS SURF UP TO 18 FEET IS LIKELY.

$$

...FARAULEP...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
DAMAGING WINDS ARE STILL OCCURRING. REMAIN IN SAFE SHELTER UNTIL
GIVEN THE ALL CLEAR.

...WIND INFORMATION...
DAMAGING WEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH SHOULD SUBSIDE TO 25 TO 35 MPH
BEFORE NOON.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
COMBINED SEAS OF 12 TO 15 FEET OR MORE AT STILL POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT. INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

...OTHER STORM EFFECTS...
AN INCH OR SO OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE TODAY IN HEAVY SHOWERS.

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