Guam - The National Weather Service is keeping a close eye on a tropical disturbance that's churning up southeast of Guam. According to meteorologist Landon Aydlett the disturbance is located near Chuuk and Pohnpei," the models have been picking up on it for several days now it shows a circulation moving over Guam between Friday afternoon and Saturday night the biggest concern is how well is this going to develop by the weekend some models have it as a weak depression other models have it as a moderate size tropical storm with winds up to 40–60 miles per hour," Adylett stated.
According to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service at 2:45 this afternoon, the disturbance is being monitored closely for the possibility that it could develop quickly and move toward the Marianas, "right now it's not to impressive as far as a tropical development is concerned but that can change in the next 24–48 hours, "said Adylett.
The NWS however is advising island residents to be prepared nonetheless. For example you should start preparing your basic emergency supply kit which should include the following items:
-3 day supply of water and non-perishable food
-battery operated radio
-flashlights and extra batteries
-first aid kit
-store important family documents in plastic container.