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----------800 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 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...11.8N 151.6E
About  455 miles east-southeast of Saipan About  460 miles east-southeast of Tinian About  460 miles east-southeast of Rota About  560 miles southeast of Alamagan About  580 miles southeast of Pagan About  625 miles southeast of Agrihan About  475 miles east-southeast of Guam About  300 miles north of Chuuk
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...northwest...315 degrees at 4 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 PM ChST...0900 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 27W was located near latitude 11.8 degrees North and longitude 151.6 degrees East...drifting northwest at 4 mph. Tropical Storm 27W is expected to move slowly in a northwest to west-northwest direction over the next several days.  There has been a significant change in the forecast speed of movement as well as the intensity, suggesting that 27W will approach the Marianas until Tuesday, and with less intensity. There is considerable uncertainty in the storm's motion, speed and intensity forecasts.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph, and Tropical Storm 27W is forecast to maintain this intensity through Sunday, then gradually strengthen.
Tropical storm force winds extend out about 50 miles from the center.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 PM this evening, followed by the next scheduled advisory at 200 AM Saturday morning.
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Nierenberg/Guard/Middlebrooke
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