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E.g., 10/18/2021
E.g., 10/18/2021

Tropical Storm Warning Now in Effect; Take Precautionary Action

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor Tropical Depression 20W. As of 11 a.m., 20W was located 12.7 degrees north latitude and 146.0 degrees east longitude, about 100 miles east-southeast of Guam and 170 miles south of Saipan. It is moving west-northwest at 14 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.
   

Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for Guam; Flood Prone Areas Advised to Take Action Now

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor Tropical Depression 20W. As of 7 a.m., the system was located near 12.1 degrees north latitude and 147.0 degrees east longitude, about 175 miles east-southeast of Guam and 225 miles south-southeast of Saipan. It is moving west-northwest at 14 mph with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. 

 
   

Thunderstorm Advisory in Effect

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a thunderstorm advisory, in effect for the Guam International Airport until 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport. These storms have been producing occasional lightning. Be alert and take precautions as required. If lightning is seen or thunder is heard, remain indoors.
   

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