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----------800 PM ChST Sat May 12 2018
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 04W CONTINUING WEST-NORTHWEST...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...19.3N 147.8E
About 140 miles east-northeast of Agrihan About 155 miles east-northeast of Pagan About 165 miles northeast of Alamagan About 320 miles north-northeast of Saipan About 450 miles north-northeast of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...northwest...305 degrees at 9 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 04W was located near latitude 19.3 degrees north and and longitude 147.8 degrees east....moving northwest at about 9 mph. Tropical Depression 04W is expected to turn to the west-northwest later tonight before slowly curving back to the northwest Sunday evening. The current track will take TD 04W about 80 miles north of Agrihan Sunday morning.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 35 mph. Slight intensification is expected later tonight, making 04W a minimal tropical storm, but it is then forecast to weaken back into a tropical depression Sunday evening. As currently forecast, damaging winds are not expected at Agrihan, Pagan or Alamagan as 04W passes. However, residents of these islands should keep up to date on the latest advisories and statements on Tropical Depression 04W.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 AM early Sunday morning.
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W. Aydlett
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