JTWC Cancels Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert


Guam – The Joint Typhoon Warning Center [JTWC} in Honolulu has cancelled its Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert issued Saturday morning after the disturbance southwest of Chuuk failed to consolidate overnight.


As of 4 am Sunday, the disturbance was centered southwest of Chuuk lagoon near  north latitude 6 and east longitude 151.

READ the JTWC cancellation notice HERE

The disturbance was continuing to move toward the west-northwest at about 13 miles per hour.

The National Weather Service in Tiyan, Guam, issued a second Special Weather statement for Micronesia advising the resident of atolls situated between Satawal and Yap need to closely monitor the evolution and progress of this system. This includes residents of Woleai and Faraulep in Yap State.

READ the Special Weather Statement for Micornesia HERE

Inter-island travel is not recommended at this time for residents of western Chuuk state and eastern Yap state.