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----------800 PM ChST Fri Mar 30 2018
...JELAWAT STRENGTHENS WEST OF THE MARIANAS...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- None.
Watches and warnings -------------------- None.
Summary of 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...Information ---------------------------------------------- Location...16.5N 138.4E
About 485 miles north of Yap About 475 miles west-northwest of Guam About 495 miles west of Saipan About 505 miles west-southwest of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...130 mph Present movement...NE...55 degrees...at 9 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...the center of Typhoon Jelawat was located near latitude 16.5 degrees north and longitude 138.4 degrees east... moving northeast at 9 mph. Jelawat is expected to maintain a general east-northeastward track the next few days with only minor changes in forward speed.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 130 mph. Jelawat is expected to reach a peak intensity near 140 mph early Saturday morning, then go into a weakening trend Saturday night and Sunday.
Typhoon force winds extend outward up to 40 miles from the center. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 160 miles east of the center, and up to 125 miles elsewhere.
Next advisory ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 AM ChST early Saturday morning.
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Ziobro
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