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----------150 AM ChST Thu Jul 5 2018
...10W NOW TROPICAL STORM MARIA...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- None.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Guam, Rota and adjacent waters. Tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more, are occurring this morning.
A tropical storm watch remains in effect for Tinian, Saipan and adjacent waters. Tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more remain possible later today.
 Summary of 1 AM CHST...1500 UTC...Information ---------------------------------------------- Location...12.8N 145.2E
About  55 miles southeast of Guam About  90 miles south of Rota About 155 miles south of Tinian About 165 miles south-southwest of Saipan About 415 miles south of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...west-northwest...290 degrees at 8 mph
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Maria (10W) was located by radar near Latitude 12.8 North and Longitude 145.2 East. Tropical Storm Maria is moving toward the west-northwest at 8 mph. It is expected to turn more toward the northwest with little change in forward speed over the next 24 hours. This forecast track brings Maria very close to the southern tip of Guam later this morning.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 40 mph. Tropical Storm Maria is forecast to continue to intensify through the weekend, possibly becoming a typhoon Friday.
Next advisory ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 500 AM this morning followed by the next scheduled advisory at 800 AM.
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Kleeschulte
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