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----------1119 PM ChST Wed Feb 20 2019
 ...WUTIP CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY SOUTH OF LOSAP AND CHUUK...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Typhoon Warning remains in effect for Satawal in Yap State. and for Puluwat in Chuuk State.
A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Fananu, Ulul, Lukunor, Losap and Chuuk in Chuuk State.
A Typhoon Watch remains in effect for Faraulep in Yap State.
Residents of the Marianas should carefully monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Wutip.
SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...5.3N 152.3E
About 100 miles west of Lukunor About 110 miles south-southwest of Losap About 160 miles south of Chuuk About 190 miles west-northwest of Nukuoro About 230 miles south of Fananu About 275 miles east-southeast of Puluwat About 300 miles southeast of Ulul About 405 miles east-southeast of Satawal About 595 miles east-southeast of Faraulep About 775 miles southeast of Guam About 825 miles southeast of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...55 mph Present movement...west...280 degrees at 12 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Wutip was located near Latitude 5.3 degrees North and Longitude 152.3 degrees East. Wutip is moving west at 12 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn toward the west- northwest with little change in forward speed over the next 24 hours.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 55 mph. Wutip is forecast to intensify through Thursday possibly becoming a typhoon.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 150 miles to the north and up to 85 miles to the south.
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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Ziobro
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