Tropical Storm Winds or worse forecast for Monday UPDATED 11pm

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8PM NWS BULLETIN ...VONGFONG BECOMES A TYPHOON...A TYPHOON WATCH IN EFFECT FOR GUAM. ----------------------------------------------- 

...TYPHOON VONGFONG STILL HEADING TOWARDS THE MARIANAS...
BULLETIN TYPHOON VONGFONG INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 7A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU WP192014 1100 PM CHST SAT OCT 4 2014  ...TYPHOON VONGFONG STILL HEADING TOWARDS THE MARIANAS...  WATCHES AND WARNINGS --------------------  A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM...ROTA...TINIAN ...SAIPAN AND INCLUDING THEIR COASTAL WATERS.  SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION -----------------------------------------------  LOCATION...11.5N 153.2E  ABOUT  290 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF CHUUK  ABOUT  560 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF TINIAN AND SAIPAN   ABOUT  570 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ROTA AND   ABOUT  585 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GUAM    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST...300 DEGREES AT 16 MPH  DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ----------------------  AT 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TYPHOON VONGFONG WAS  LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR LATITUDE 11.5 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE  153.2 DEGREES EAST.  VONGFONG IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 16 MPH. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS  EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE FORECAST TRACK WOULD BRING  VONGFONG THROUGH THE SOUTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS AROUND NOON ON MONDAY.   MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 75 MPH. VONGFONG IS STILL  EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS  EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 20 MILES FROM THE CENTER AND TROPICAL STORM  FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES FROM THE CENTER.  NEXT ADVISORY -------------  THE NEXT SCHEDULED ADVISORY BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL BE  ISSUED AT 200 AM CHST SUNDAY MORNING FOLLOWED BY AN INTERMEDIATE  ADVISORY AT 500 AM CHST.  $$  ZIOBRO 

 

 

…VONGFONG BECOMES A TYPHOON…NWS 8pm Update

A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM…ROTA…TINIAN…SAIPAN AND INCLUDING THEIR COASTAL WATERS.

 

 

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BULLETIN TYPHOON VONGFONG ADVISORY NUMBER 7 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU WP192014 800 PM CHST SAT OCT 4 2014  ...VONGFONG BECOMES A TYPHOON...  WATCHES AND WARNINGS --------------------  A TYPHOON WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUAM...ROTA...TINIAN ...SAIPAN AND INCLUDING THEIR COASTAL WATERS.  SUMMARY OF 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION -----------------------------------------------  LOCATION...10.7N 153.3E  ABOUT  240 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF CHUUK  ABOUT  595 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF TINIAN AND SAIPAN   ABOUT  595 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ROTA AND   ABOUT  610 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GUAM    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST...300 DEGREES AT 16 MPH  DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ----------------------  AT 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TYPHOON VONGFONG WAS  LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR LATITUDE 10.7 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE  153.3 DEGREES EAST.  VONGFONG IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 16 MPH. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS  EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE FORECAST TRACK WOULD BRING  VONGFONG THROUGH THE SOUTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS AROUND NOON ON MONDAY.   MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 75 MPH. VONGFONG IS STILL  EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS. TYPHOON FORCE WINDS  EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 20 MILES FROM THE CENTER AND TROPICAL STORM  FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES FROM THE CENTER.  NEXT ADVISORY -------------  AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER  SERVICE AT 1100 PM CHST TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT SCHEDULED  ADVISORY AT 200 AM CHST SUNDAY MORNING.  $$  ZIOBRO

 

 

Guam-Keep an eye on this storm Guam. According to  National Weather Service info posted Friday night the system could make for a very messy Monday. Keep an eye on this one they advise.

UPDATE SATURDAY 2AM NWS OFICIALLY RENAMES 19W TS VONGFONG

...TROPICAL STORM VONGFONG SLOWLY STRENGTHENING...  WATCHES AND WARNINGS --------------------  NONE. HOWEVER...RESIDENTS OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS SHOULD KEEP POSTED  ON THE PROGRESS OF TROPICAL STORM VONGFONG.   SUMMARY OF 100 PM CHST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION -----------------------------------------------  LOCATION...9.1N 157.0E  ABOUT  975 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PAGAN ISLAND ABOUT  865 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF SAIPAN  ABOUT  870 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF TINIAN AND ROTA ABOUT  880 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GUAM ABOUT  365 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF CHUUK ABOUT  175 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF POHNPEI

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DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ----------------------  AT 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM VONGFONG  WAS LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR LATITUDE 9.1 DEGREES NORTH AND  LONGITUDE 157.0 DEGREES EAST.  VONGFONG IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 13 MPH. IT IS EXPECTED CONTINUE  WEST-NORTHWEST THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH A SLIGHT INCREASE IN FORWARD  MOTION. THIS FORECAST TRACK WOULD BRING VONGFONG TO THE VICINITY OF  THE MARIANA ISLANDS BY MONDAY MORNING.   MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 40 MPH. VONGFONG IS  EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY THE NEXT FEW DAYS...AND MAY BE A TYPHOON BY  MONDAY. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 50 MILES  FROM THE CENTER.
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From the 8pm Advisory

...TROPICAL STORM 19W PASSING NORTH OF POHNPEI... 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- 
NONE. BUT RESIDENTS OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS SHOULD KEEP POSTED ON THE PROGRESS OF TROPICAL STORM 19W. 
SUMMARY OF 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- 
LOCATION...8.6N 158.0E 
ABOUT 1050 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PAGAN ISLAND ABOUT  945 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF SAIPAN ABOUT  945 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF TINIAN AND ROTA ABOUT  960 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GUAM ABOUT  425 MILES EAST OF CHUUK ABOUT  120 MILES NORTH OF POHNPEI 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST...285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH 
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- 
AT 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM 19W WAS LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR LATITUDE 8.6 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 158.0 DEGREES EAST. 
TROPICAL STORM 19W IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 12 MPH. IT IS EXPECTED CONTINUE WEST-NORTHWEST THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN FORWARD MOTION. THIS FORECAST TRACK WOULD BRING TROPICAL STORM 19W TO THE VICINITY OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING. 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 40 MPH. TROPICAL STORM 19W IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY THE NEXT FEW DAYS...AND MAY BE A TYPHOON BY MONDAY. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES FROM THE CENTER. 
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- 
THE NEXT SCHEDULED ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SATURDAY MORNING AT 200 AM CHST. 

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M. AYDLETT 

1 COMMENT

  1. Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to north 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Lows around 77.
    Monday: Damaging winds possible. Northwest winds up to 45 mph shifting to the southwest up to 50 mph in the afternoon. Cloudy with widespread locally heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs around 82.
    Monday Night: Damaging winds possible. Cloudy with widespread locally heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

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