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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Rota, Tinian and Saipan.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Rota, Tinian and Saipan.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the next 12 to 24 hours, including damaging winds of 39 mph.
SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...14.1N 144.8E
About 25 miles west of Rota About 45 miles north of Guam About 80 miles southwest of Tinian About 95 miles southwest of Saipan About 260 miles south-southwest of Alamagan About 285 miles south-southwest of Pagan About 330 miles south of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...northwest...320 degrees at 9 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 28W was located near Latitude 14.1 degrees North and Longitude 144.8 degrees East. 28W is moving northwest at 9 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn toward the west-northwest with an increase in forward speed over the next 24 hours.
Maximum sustained winds are 30 mph. 28W is forecast to intensify over the next few days, possibly becoming a tropical storm later this evening.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 AM followed by the next scheduled advisory at 200 PM.
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