However NWS expects Chan-Hom to become a typhoon again by tonight.
Guam – Chan-Hom is downgraded to a tropical storm, according to the latest update from the National Weather Service.
In the 11 A.M. public advisory, NWS says Chan-Hom is currently quasi-stationary with decreased Maximum Sustained Winds of 70 mph; however the Weather Service anticipates this circulation to become a typhoon again tonight. As a result, typhoon watches remain in effect for all of the Marian Islands.
NWS also notes that Chan-Hom is excepted to begin moving northwestward later today while intensifying and picking its forward speed up
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