Tropical storm Kammuri strengthening, now that its past Guam

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Tropical Storm Kammuri (29W) advisory number 5 from the National Weather Service Tiyan Guam – 7:32 a.m. ChST Wednesday November 27.

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan. Tropical storm conditions, including winds of 39 mph or more, are expected through this morning.

As of 7 a.m. Tropical Storm Kammuri was located at 11.6 degree north latitude and 142.9 east longitude 180 miles southwest of Guam.

Maximum sustained winds …60 mph

Present movement…west…275 degrees at 20 mph

Discussion and outlook

-Tropical Storm Kammuri is expected to make turn west-northwest today and then to the northwest on Thursday with a decrease in forward speed through Friday.

Kammuri is forecast to intensify through tonight and will likely become a Typhoon later today.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 280 miles to the north and up to 50 miles to the south.