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----------800 AM ChST Sat Mar 31 2018
...JELAWAT ENTERS WEAKENING TREND...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...17.9N 140.4E
About 535 miles north-northeast of Yap About 420 miles northwest of Guam About 400 miles west-northwest of Saipan About 355 miles west of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...140 mph Present movement...NE...45 degrees...at 14 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Typhoon Jelawat was located near latitude 17.9 degrees north and longitude 140.4 degrees east...moving northeast at 14 mph. Jelawat is expected to continue on a northeast track through tonight, then gradually turn to a more eastward motion with decreasing forward speed Sunday night through Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to 140 mph. This weakening trend is expected to continue the next few days, possibly reducing Jelawat to a tropical storm as early as Sunday night.
Typhoon force winds extend outward up to 50 miles southeast of the center, and up to 25 miles northwest of the center. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 175 miles southeast of the center, and up to 100 miles northwest of the center.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM ChST this afternoon.
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Middlebrooke
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