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----------701 AM ChST Wed Oct 24 2018
...TYPHOON YUTU STILL INTENSIFYING EAST OF 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 late this evening 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 around midnight tonight through late Thursday evening.
SUMMARY OF 700 AM ChST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...12.9N 148.5E
About 235 miles east-southeast of Rota About 240 miles southeast of Tinian About 240 miles southeast of Saipan About 250 miles east of Guam About 370 miles south-southeast of Alamagan About 405 miles south-southeast of Pagan About 445 miles south-southeast of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...125 mph Present movement...WNW...295 degrees at 10 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 AM ChST...2100 UTC...the center of Typhoon Yutu was located near Latitude 12.9 degrees North and Longitude 148.5 degrees East. Yutu is moving west-northwest at 10 mph and is expected to continue this motion through Friday. The current track is slightly farther north and brings Yutu just south of Tinian early Thursday morning.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 125 mph. Yutu is expected to continue intensifying through at least Friday and is forecast to pass near Tinian as a strong category 4 typhoon.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 75 miles to the east and up to 50 miles to the west. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 235 miles to the east and up to 175 miles to the west.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 AM followed by the next scheduled advisory this afternoon at 200 PM ChST.
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W. Aydlett
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