Hagibis continues toward Anatahan Island

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Supertyphoon Hagibis is expected to pass near Anatahan tonight with its closest approach to the island at around midnight tonight to early Tuesday morning at about 190 miles away from Guam.

As of 10:56 p.m. Monday, super typhoon Hagibis was located 16.1 degrees north latitude and 146.7 degrees east longitude, approximately 95 miles northeast of Saipan and 220 miles northeast of Guam, according to the latest report from the National Weather Service.

Hagibis is moving west-northwest at 15 mph with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph.

NWS advises the public to stay indoors throughout the duration of the storm.

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Guam, Rota and Agrihan Islands. Tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or greater, are expected through Tuesday morning.

Guam can expect damaging winds of 39 mph or more between now and early Tuesday morning, around sunrise. The maximum winds expected for northern Guam are between 40-50 mph. The maximum winds for southern Guam are 30-40 mph. At this time, destructive winds of 58 mph or more and typhoon force winds of 75 mph or more are not expected for Guam.

A typhoon warning remains in effect for Saipan, Tinian, Alamagan, and the Pagan Islands, meaning typhoon conditions, including destructive winds of 74 mph or more, are expected later this evening. Damaging winds of 39 mph are imminent.

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Guam, Rota, and Agrihan islands, meaning tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or greater are expected tonight.

Flash flood watch

A flash flood watch is in effect for Guam through Tuesday afternoon, meaning conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Frequent locally heavy downpours can cause streams to overflow their banks and low-lying areas to flood quickly. There is potential for 3 to 5 inches of rain across Guam with locally heavier amounts.

An urban and small stream advisory is in effect for poor drainage areas throughout Guam until 12:30 a.m. Periods of heavy showers will cause urban and small stream flooding over the next few hours. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding.

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For more information, contact the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.