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----------1023 PM ChST Wed Oct 24 2018
...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION DEVELOPING FOR SAIPAN AND TINIAN...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- The eyewall of Super Typhoon Yutu (31W) will hit Saipan and Tinian imminently.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- Typhoon warnings remain in effect for Rota, Tinian and Saipan. The strongest winds will reach Saipan in the next hour or so. The winds will be much stronger than in Typhoon Soudelor!
A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Guam, Alamagan, Pagan, and Agrihan.
Typhoon conditions are expected through late Thursday morning at Rota, Tinian and Saipan.
Tropical storm conditions are expected for Guam late tonight through Thursday evening.
Tropical storm conditions are expected at Alamagan, Pagan, and Agrihan around midnight tonight through late Thursday evening.
SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...14.7N 146.3E
About 50 miles east-southeast of Tinian About 50 miles southeast of Saipan About 80 miles east-northeast of Rota About 130 miles northeast of Guam About 205 miles south of Alamagan About 240 miles south of Pagan About 285 miles south of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...165 mph Present movement...northwest...320 degrees at 12 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...the center of Super Typhoon Yutu was located near Latitude 14.7 degrees North and Longitude 146.3 degrees East. Yutu is moving northwest at 12 mph. It is expected to hit Saipan and Tinian before midnight.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 165 mph. Yutu is forecast to intensify through Thursday. Over the next several hours, Yutu will bring catastrophic damage to both Saipan and Tinian.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 75 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 235 miles.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 AM ChST early Thursday morning followed by an intermediate advisory at 500 AM ChST.
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Stanko
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