090  
WTPQ81 PGUM 050116  
HLSPQ1  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
TYPHOON SHANSHAN (17W) LOCAL STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU  
1116 AM CHST SUN AUG 5 2018  
   
..TYPHOON SHANSHAN MOVING AWAY FROM THE NORTHERN CNMI
 
 
   
NEW INFORMATION
 
 
TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS NO LONGER IN EFFECT FOR PAGAN...AGRIHAN AND  
ALAMAGAN IN THE NORTHERN CNMI. THE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS HAVE  
SUBSIDED.  
 
   
AREAS AFFECTED
 
 
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR  
PEOPLE ON AGRIHAN...PAGAN AND ALAMAGAN IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE  
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS.  
   
WATCHES/WARNINGS
 
 
NONE.  
   
STORM INFORMATION
 
 
AT 1000 AM CHST...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF TYPHOON SHANSHAN WAS  
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.1 NORTH AND LONGITUDE 147.4 EAST. THIS IS  
315 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF AGRIHAN...360 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF  
PAGAN...AND 385 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF ALAMAGAN. SHANSHAN IS  
MOVING AWAY NORTH-NORTHWEST AT 9 MPH. THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO  
CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 85 MPH.  
   
SITUATION OVERVIEW
 
 
TYPHOON SHANSHAN IS MOVING AWAY NORTHWARD. IT SHOULD CONTINUE TO  
STEADILY INTENSIFY THROUGH MONDAY AS IT MOVES FARTHER AWAY FROM THE  
NORTHERN CNMI. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS HAVE SUBSIDED AT  
AGRIHAN, PAGAN, AND ALAMAGAN.  
   
NEXT UPDATE
 
 
THE IS THE LAST SCHEDULED LOCAL STATEMENT FOR TYPHOON SHANSHAN.  
 
   
..AGRIHAN...PAGAN AND ALAMAGAN
 
 
   
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
 
 
CAUTION IS STILL ADVISED FOR PEOPLE ON AGRIHAN...PAGAN AND ALAMAGAN  
SINCE ROUGH SEA CONDITIONS AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THE NEXT FEW  
DAYS.  
   
..WIND INFORMATION
 
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED  
TODAY AT AGRIHAN, PAGAN AND ALAMAGAN. THESE WINDS WILL FURTHER  
DECREASE BY MONDAY.  
   
..STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION
 
 
SURF OF 10 TO 13 FEET ALONG NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES TODAY WILL  
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT AND MONDAY. SOME LOCAL INUNDATION IS STILL  
POSSIBLE.  
 
   
..OTHER STORM EFFECTS
 
 
PASSING HEAVY SHOWERS COULD PRODUCE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ON ALL  
THREE ISLANDS THROUGH MONDAY.  
 

 
 
SIMPSON  
 
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