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----------200 AM ChST Thu Jul 5 2018
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...15.1N 142.5E
About 190 miles northwest of Guam About 195 miles west-northwest of Rota About 205 miles west of Tinian About 215 miles west of Saipan About 290 miles southwest of Alamagan About 300 miles southwest of Pagan
Maximum sustained winds...90 mph Present movement...WNW...285 degrees at 8 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...the center of Typhoon Maria was located near Latitude 15.1 North and Longitude 142.5 East, moving to the west-northwest at 8 mph. Maria is expected to turn slowly to a more northwestward track through Saturday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 90 mph. Typhoon Maria is forecast to intensify through Saturday before beginning to weaken on Sunday.
Typhoon force winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 130 miles north of the center and 80 miles south of the center.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 AM this morning.
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