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----------521 AM ChST Wed Oct 24 2018
...AN INTENSIFYING TYPHOON YUTU NEARING THE MARIANAS...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- Typhoon warnings remain in effect for Rota, Tinian and Saipan.
A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Guam, Alamagan, Pagan, and Agrihan.
Typhoon conditions are expected tonight through late Thursday morning at Rota, Tinian and Saipan.
Tropical storm conditions are expected for Guam late this afternoon through Thursday evening.
Tropical storm conditions are expected at Alamagan, Pagan, and Agrihan tonight through Thursday evening.
SUMMARY OF 400 AM CHST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...12.6N 148.9E
About 270 miles east-southeast of Rota About 275 miles southeast of Tinian About 275 miles southeast of Saipan About 285 miles east-southeast of Guam About 400 miles south-southeast of Alamagan About 435 miles south-southeast of Pagan About 475 miles south-southeast of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...125 mph Present movement...WNW...295 degrees at 9 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 400 AM CHST...1800 UTC...the center of Typhoon Yutu was located near Latitude 12.6 degrees North and Longitude 148.9 degrees East. Yutu is moving west-northwest at 9 mph. It is expected to continue this motion the next couple of days and pass through the Marianas early Thursday morning.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 115 mph. Yutu is forecast to continue intensifying through Friday and is expected to pass through the Marianas as a category 4 typhoon.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 35 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 190 miles to the north and up to 115 miles to the south.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service later this morning at 800 AM followed by an intermediate advisory at 1100 AM.
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W. Aydlett
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