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----------500 AM ChST Sat Oct 21 2017
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 27W DRIFTING WEST...
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 AM CHST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...12.1N 149.9E
About  350 miles southeast of Saipan About  350 miles southeast of Tinian About  345 miles east-southeast of Rota About  470 miles southeast of Alamagan About  495 miles south-southeast of Pagan About  540 miles south-southeast of Agrihan About  360 miles east-southeast of Guam About  345 miles north-northwest of Chuuk
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...west...280 degrees at 10 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 400 AM ChST...1800 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 27W was located near latitude 12.1 degrees North and longitude 149.9 degrees East...moving west at 10 mph. Tropical Depression 27W is expected to continue moving slowly toward the west-northwest the next couple of days. The latest forecast maintains a weaker 27W as it heads toward the Marianas, but there is still much uncertainty concerning the storm motion and intensity in the short term.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 35 mph, but 27W is forecast to strengthen to a tropical storm again later today. Additional slow intensification is expected through Monday.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 AM this morning, with an intermediate advisory at 1100 AM.
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W. Aydlett
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