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----------800 AM ChST Sun May 13 2018
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...19.0N 146.4E
About  50 miles east-northeast of Agrihan About  75 miles north-northeast of Pagan About  95 miles north-northeast of Alamagan About 270 miles north of Saipan About 400 miles north-northeast of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...west...270 degrees at 7 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 04W was located near latitude 19.0 degrees north and longitude 146.4 degrees east....moving west at about 7 mph. Tropical Storm 04W is expected to turn to the northwest later this morning, then northward by Monday morning. The current track will take TS 04W about 30 miles north of Agrihan later this morning.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 40 mph, making 04W a minimal tropical storm. 04W is expected to maintain this intensity today, then weaken back into a tropical depression Monday.
Tropical Storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles north of the center and 0 miles south of the center. As currently forecast, damaging winds are not expected at Agrihan, Pagan or Alamagan as 04W passes to the north. However, residents of these islands should keep up to date on the latest advisories and statements on Tropical Storm 04W.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM this afternoon.
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