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----------137 AM ChST Tue Oct 23 2018
...TROPICAL STORM YUTU INTENSIFYING NORTH-NORTHEAST OF CHUUK...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- Typhoon watches remain effect for Tinian and Saipan. A tropical storm watch remains in effect for Rota.
Residents of Guam, Alamagan, Pagan and Agrihan should continue to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Yutu.
SUMMARY OF 100 AM ChST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...10.9N 153.3E
About 255 miles north-northeast of Chuuk About 585 miles east-southeast of Saipan About 590 miles east-southeast of Rota and Tinian About 605 miles east-southeast of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...50 mph Present movement...NW...305 degrees at 16 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 AM ChST...1500 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Yutu was located near Latitude 10.9 degrees North and Longitude 153.3 degrees East. Yutu is moving northwest at 16 mph and is expected to continue its northwest motion through Thursday, but its forward speed will decrease slightly today and tonight. This forecast keeps Yutu on a track that will pass just north of Saipan late Wednesday night or Thursday morning.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 50 mph. Yutu will continue to intensify through Wednesday, possibly becoming a typhoon later today.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 80 miles to the southwest and up to 150 miles elsewhere.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 500 AM followed by the next scheduled advisory at 800 AM.
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W. Aydlett
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