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E.g., 06/22/2019
E.g., 06/22/2019

Tropical Depression 10W Upgraded to Tropical Storm Maria; Track Updated Again to Pass Southern Tip of Guam

At 1 a.m., the National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam, updated the advisory for Tropical Depression 10W, which has been upgraded toTropical Storm Maria. The current forecast track now has Tropical Storm Maria passing near the southernmost tip of Guam, with the Closest Point of Approach (CPA) between 6 – 7 a.m. Heavy rains and strong winds are expected to continue before and even after the system passes the island.

Tropical Depression Track Changes; Strong Winds, Heavy Rain Expected Thursday – Even After System Passes

At 7:23 p.m., the National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam, updated the advisory for Tropical Depression 10W. The current forecast track now has Tropical Depression 10W passing through the Rota channel on Thursday morning. Heavy rains and strong winds are expected to continue even after the system passes the island.

Tropical Depression Exact Track Uncertain; Guam Remains in COR 4

At 8:30 p.m., the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office Guam updated the advisory for Tropical Depression 10W. Guam remains in a tropical storm warning, meaning damaging winds of 39 mph or more are expected within 24 hoursA tropical storm watch remains in effect for Rota, Tinian and Saipan.
 
 

Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Guam

At 2 p.m., the National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam, issued an updated advisory for Tropical Depression 10W, which is intensifying slowly. A tropical storm warning means tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more, are expected within 24 hours.

 

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