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----------156 PM ChST Fri Feb 22 2019
...TYPHOON WUTIP STRENGTHENING AS IT MOVES WEST-NORTHWEST...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- The Tropical Storm Watch is upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning for Rota in the Mariana Islands.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Rota in the Mariana Islands.
A Typhoon Warning remains in effect for Satawal in Yap State and for Puluwat in Chuuk State.
A Tropical Storm Warning and Typhoon Watch remain in effect for Faraulep in Yap State.
A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Guam in the Mariana Islands and Ulul in Chuuk State.
A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Tinian and Saipan in the Mariana Islands; Agrihan and Pagan in the Northern Mariana Islands and Woleai in Yap State.
SUMMARY OF 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...8.5N 146.7E
About  80 miles north-northwest of Satawal About 145 miles east of Faraulep About 190 miles west-northwest of Puluwat About 205 miles west of Ulul About 200 miles east-northeast of Woleai About 360 miles west-northwest of Chuuk About 365 miles south-southeast of Guam About 400 miles south-southeast of Rota About 455 miles south of Tinian About 460 miles south of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...110 mph Present movement...west-northwest...300 degrees at 14 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...the center of Typhoon Wutip was located near Latitude 8.5 degrees North and Longitude 146.7 degrees East. Wutip is moving west-northwest at 14 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn toward the northwest with little change in forward speed over the next 24 hours.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 110 mph. Wutip is forecast to slowly strengthen over the next 36 hours.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 50 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 185 miles.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 500 PM this afternoon followed by the next scheduled advisory at 800 PM this evening.
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Kleeschulte
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