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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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Tropical Storm Watch Cancelled for Guam; Continue to Stay Up to Date

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor Typhoon Bualoi. As of 7 a.m., Bualoi was located 13.6 degrees north latitude and 148.6 degrees east longitude, about 220 miles east-southeast of Saipan and 255 miles east of Guam.

Typhoon Bualoi is moving northwest at 12 mph with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. It is expected to continue this northwest motion through Tuesday. On its current track, Bualoi is expected to pass through the Marianas, about 30 to 40 miles north of Saipan early Tuesday morning.

Guam Continues Towards the Marianas; Guam Remains in COR 4

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor Typhoon Bualoi. As of 4 a.m., Bualoi was located 13.3 degrees north latitude and 149.1 degrees east longitude, about 260 miles east-southeast of Saipan and 290 miles east of Guam.

Typhoon Bualoi is moving northwest at 9 mph with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph. It is expected to continue this northwest motion through Tuesday. On its current track, Bualoi is expected to pass through the Marianas, about 30 to 40 miles north of Saipan early Tuesday morning.

Bualoi Now a Typhoon

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor what is now Typhoon  Bualoi.

As of 7 p.m., Bualoi was located 12.5 degrees north latitude and 150.0 degrees east longitude, about 620 miles east of Guam.  Typhoon Bualoi continues to move northwest at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. Bualoi is forecast to continue to intensify over the next few days, possibly becoming a Category 3 typhoon when it passes near Saipan.

Tropical Storm 22W Intensifying

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor what is now a Tropical Storm.

As of 11 p.m., the system was located 11.0 degrees north latitude and 153.7 degrees east longitude, about 625 miles east east-southeast of Guam. The Tropical Storm is moving  west north-west at 16 mph with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. The tropical storm is forecast to continue to intensify, possibly becoming a typhoon on Monday.

No Reports of Damages or Injuries from Earthquake; No Tsunami Threat

Tonight at about 10:42 p.m. a 5.2 earthquake 27km southeast of Rota shook the island of Guam, according to the United States Geological Survey.

There were no injuries or damages reported at this time. GHS/OCD is monitoring and according to Pacific Tsunami Warning Center there are no tsunami alerts for the island of Guam.

For more information, contact Acting Public Information Officer Jaimie Cruz at (671) 688-0438 or via email at jaimie.cruz@ghs.guam.gov.

 

Tropical Depression 22W Upgraded to Tropical Storm

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor what is now a Tropical Storm.

As of 8 p.m., the system was located 11.0 degrees north latitude and 154.6 degrees east longitude, about 685 miles east east-southeast of Guam. The Tropical Storm is moving  west north-west at 18 mph with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. The tropical storm is forecast to intensify, possibly becoming a typhoon on Monday.

Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for Guam; Take Necessary Precautions

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a tropical storm watch for Guam and Rota as a tropical depression moves toward the Marianas.
 
A tropical storm watch means tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more are possible within the next 24 hours.
 
As of 1 p.m., the tropical depression was located 10.5 degrees north latitude and 156  degrees east longitude; about 350 miles northeast of Chuuk and 785 miles east southeast of Guam, with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.
 

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