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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Guam and Rota.
A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Tinian, Saipan, Pagan and Agrihan.
SUMMARY OF 430 AM CHST...1830 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...12.4N 142.3E
About 180 miles west-southwest of Guam About 230 miles west-southwest of Rota About 285 miles southwest of Tinian About 295 miles southwest of Saipan About 455 miles south-southwest of Pagan About 495 miles south-southwest of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...155 mph Present movement...northwest...310 degrees at 5 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 430 AM...1830 UTC...the eye of Super Typhoon Wutip was located by radar near Latitude 12.4 degrees North and Longitude 142.3 degrees East. Wutip is moving northwest at 5 mph and it is expected to continue to the northwest through Monday morning before turning to the north-northwest and north. Super Typhoon Wutip will continue to slow down in forward motion through Monday morning and the slow motion will persist through Wednesday.
Maximum sustained remain at 155 mph. Wutip is a powerful category 4 super typhoon. Additional intensification is possible this morning with Wutip briefly becoming a category 5 super typhoon. Gradual weakening is expected starting tonight continuing into late week as Wutip moves into the Philippine Sea.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 50 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 190 miles to the north and up to 155 miles to the south.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 AM followed by an intermediate advisory at 1100 AM.
W. Aydlett
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