Tropical Storm Goni Forecast to Pass North of Rota Early Sunday Morning

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Guam is in COR2 and a tropical storm warning remains in effect for Guam Rota Tinian & Saipan. A typhoon watch is in effect for Tinian and Saipan.

Guam – As of the Sat. 9pm update from the National Weather Service Tropical storm Goni is still on track to pass North of Rota early Sunday Morning with tropical storm strength winds.

 Guam is in COR2 and there is a tropical storm warning for Guam Rota Tinian and Saipan which means that these islands could receive tropical storm strength winds within 6hours. There is also a typhoon watch for Tinian and Saipan which means that typhoon strength winds are possible on those islands within 12 hours. 

READ SATURDAY 9PM UPDATE FROM NWS BELOW

000 WTPQ81 PGUM 151103 HLSPQ1  URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TROPICAL STORM GONI (16W) LOCAL STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU 903 PM CHST SAT AUG 15 2015  ...TROPICAL STORM GONI EAST OF ROTA AND CONTINUING TO THE NORTHWEST...  .NEW INFORMATION... NONE.  .AREAS AFFECTED... THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS ON GUAM...ROTA...TINIAN...SAIPAN AND ADJACENT WATERS.  .WATCHES/WARNINGS... A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM...ROTA... TINIAN...SAIPAN AND ADJACENT WATERS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS... INCLUDING DAMAGING WINDS OF 39 MPH OR MORE...ARE LIKELY WITHIN 6 HOURS.  A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR TINIAN...SAIPAN AND ADJACENT  WATERS IN THE MARIANA ISLANDS. TYPHOON CONDITIONS...INCLUDING  DESTRUCTIVE WINDS OF 74 MPH OR MORE...ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN 12 HOURS.  A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM UNTIL 9:45 PM THIS EVENING.  A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM...ROTA...TINIAN AND SAIPAN.  .STORM INFORMATION... AT 8 PM CHST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GONI (16W) WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.2N...LONGITUDE 146.0E...ABOUT 55 MILES EAST OF ROTA AND 110 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF GUAM. STORM MOTION WAS NORTHWEST. STORM INTENSITY WAS 50 MPH.  .SITUATION OVERVIEW... TROPICAL STORM GONI IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS TRACK WOULD TAKE TROPICAL STORM GONI THROUGH THE CNMI BETWEEN ROTA AND TINIAN EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.  .PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... ALL PREPARATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR. EVACUATE IF DIRECTED TO DO SO BY LOCAL OFFICIALS...OR IF YOUR HOME IS VULNERABLE TO HIGH WINDS OR FLOODING. MAKE SURE TO HAVE SUPPLY OF WATER...FOOD...FRESH BATTERIES AT HOME AND SHELTERS.  MARINERS SHOULD COMPLETE SECURING YOUR CRAFT WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR. IF YOU LIVE ON A BOAT...PREPARE TO GO TO A SHELTER ON LAND AFTER SECURING YOUR CRAFT. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD RETURN TO PORT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  CLOSELY MONITOR ADVISORIES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICES FOR THE LATEST STORM INFORMATION.   &&  GUZ002-PMZ152-151600- /O.CON.PGUM.TR.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ ROTA-ROTA COASTAL WATERS- 903 PM CHST SAT AUG 15 2015  ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...  ...WINDS... BASED ON THE LATEST FORECAST TRACK...DAMAGING WINDS OF 50 TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING THEN DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON.  ...SEAS AND SURF...  SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET THIS EVENING WILL BUILD FURTHER...REACHING 14 TO 16 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DANGEROUS SURF OF 15 TO 18 FEET OR HIGHER IS POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET. SEAS AND SURF WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY.  ..OTHER STORM EFFECTS...  RAINFALL OF 6 TO 12 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.  $$  GUZ001-PMZ151-151600- /O.CON.PGUM.TR.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ GUAM-GUAM COASTAL WATERS- 903 PM CHST SAT AUG 15 2015  ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...  ...WINDS... BASED ON THE LATEST FORECAST TRACK...DAMAGING WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING THEN DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON.  ...SEAS AND SURF...  SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET THIS EVENING WILL BUILD FURTHER...REACHING 12 TO 16 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DANGEROUS SURF OF 14 TO 18 FEET OR HIGHER IS POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET. SEAS AND SURF WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY.  ..OTHER STORM EFFECTS...  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  $$  GUZ003-004-PMZ153-154-151600- /O.CON.PGUM.TR.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /O.CON.PGUM.TY.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ TINIAN-SAIPAN-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS- 903 PM CHST SAT AUG 15 2015  ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... ...TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...  ...WINDS... BASED ON THE LATEST FORECAST TRACK...DAMAGING WINDS OF 45 TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING THEN DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE NEAR TINIAN.  ...SEAS AND SURF...  SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET THIS EVENING WILL BUILD FURTHER...REACHING 14 TO 16 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DANGEROUS SURF OF 15 TO 18 FEET OR HIGHER IS POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET. SEAS AND SURF WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY.  ..OTHER STORM EFFECTS...  RAINFALL OF 6 TO 12 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ON TINIAN...4 TO 8 INCHES ON SAIPAN THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.  .NEXT UPDATE... THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN AROUND 3AM EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.  &&  $$  CHAN.