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----------1100 AM ChST Sat Sep 9 2017
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CHST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...13.6N 145.1E
About  25 miles east of Guam About  35 miles south-southwest of Rota About 100 miles south-southwest of Tinian About 115 miles south-southwest of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...west...270 degrees at 18 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1000 AM CHST...0000 UTC...the ill-defined center of Tropical Depression 20W was located near latitude 13.6 North and longitude 145.1 East, moving west at 18 mph. Tropical Depression 20W is expected to turn toward the west-northwest with some decrease in forward speed over the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased slightly to 30 mph, mainly north and east of the center. Tropical Depression 20W is forecast to intensify slowly, and may become a tropical storm by Sunday afternoon well west of the Marianas.
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- Damaging winds are not expected in the Marianas, but Saipan and Tinian will have gusty winds this afternoon, with peak gusts as high as 35 mph. Rainfall will be locally heavy, mainly for Guam and Rota, where 2 to 3 inches may fall this afternoon and tonight. For Tinian and Saipan, an inch or less of additional rain is expected.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM this afternoon.
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