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----------1107 AM ChST Wed Oct 24 2018
...TYPHOON YUTU APPROACHING 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 1000 AM CHST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...13.4N 147.8E
About 180 miles east-southeast of Rota About 185 miles southeast of Tinian About 180 miles southeast of Saipan About 205 miles east of Guam About 325 miles south-southeast of Alamagan About 350 miles south-southeast of Pagan About 400 miles south-southeast of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...125 mph Present movement...west-northwest...295 degrees at 10 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1000 AM CHST...0000 UTC...the eye of Typhoon Yutu was located near Latitude 13.4 degrees North and Longitude 147.8 degrees East. Yutu is moving west-northwest at 10 mph and is expected to continue this motion through Friday. The current track brings Yutu just south of Tinian early Thursday morning.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 125 mph. Yutu is expected to continue intensifying through at least Friday and is forecast to pass near Tinian as a extremly dangerous 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 ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM ChST followed by an intermediate advisory at 500 PM ChST.
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Ziobro
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