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----------729 PM ChST Sat Mar 31 2018
...TYPHOON JELAWAT WEAKENING RAPIDLY WEST OF AGRIHAN...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- None.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Agrihan in the Northern Mariana Islands.
A Tropical Storm Watch means tropical storm conditions including damaging winds of 39 to 73 mph are possible within the next 36 to 48 hours.
Summary of 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...Information ---------------------------------------------- Location...18.9N 141.5E
About 275 miles west of Agrihan About 285 miles west-northwest of Pagan About 380 miles northwest of Saipan and Tinian About 410 miles northwest of Rota About 435 miles north-northwest of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...100 mph Present movement...northeast...45 degrees at 7 mph
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...the center of Typhoon Jelawat was located near Latitude 18.9 North and Longitude 141.5 East. Typhoon Jelawat is moving toward the northeast at 7 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn toward the east-northeast then toward the east with little change in forward speed over the next 48 hours.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 100 mph. Typhoon Jelawat is forecast to weaken through Monday, and could be downgraded to a tropical storm tonight.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 45 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 185 miles.
Next advisory ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 PM ChST followed by the next scheduled advisory at 200 AM ChST early Sunday morning.
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Stanko
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