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----------500 PM ChST Fri Oct 20 2017
...TROPICAL STORM 27W NEARLY STATIONARY...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY --------------------------- NONE.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------------- A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAIPAN... TINIAN...ALAMAGAN...PAGAN AND AGRIHAN.
SUMMARY OF 400 PM CHST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...11.4N 151.8E
About  480 miles east-southeast of Saipan About  485 miles east-southeast of Tinian About  480 miles east-southeast of Rota About  495 miles east-southeast of Guam About  270 miles north of Chuuk
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...south...175 degrees at 5 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 400 PM ChST...0600 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 27W was located near latitude 11.4 degrees North and longitude 151.8 degrees East...drifting south at 5 mph. Tropical Storm 27W is expected to loop around toward the west-northwest tonight...then increase its forward speed as it heads northwest on Saturday. This track takes it to within 70 miles northeast of Saipan Sunday morning as a severe tropical storm with winds around 70 mph.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph. Tropical Storm 27W is expected to strengthen through Sunday as it passes northeast of Saipan. Once past Saipan, Tropical Storm 27W is expected to slowly weaken as it moves near the northern CNMI islands of Alamagan, Pagan and Agrihan.
Tropical storm force winds extend out about 35 miles from the center in the southeast quadrant, about 65 miles in the northeast quadrant, 75 miles in the southwest quadrant and about 90 miles in the northwest quadrant.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 PM this evening, with an intermediate advisory at 1100 PM.
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Chan
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