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TROPICAL STORM FAXAI (03W) ADVISORY NUMBER 17

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU WP032014

200 PM CHST TUE MAR 4 2014

...TROPICAL STORM FAXAI STARTING A NORTHEAST TURN...

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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NONE.

SUMMARY OF 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...15.5N 150.1E

ABOUT 290 MILES EAST OF SAIPAN

ABOUT 300 MILES EAST OF TINIAN

ABOUT 340 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF ROTA

ABOUT 385 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF GUAM

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTH OR 10 DEGREES AT 12 MPH

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

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AT 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAXAI WAS

LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR LATITUDE 15.5 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE

150.1 DEGREES EAST.

TROPICAL STORM FAXAI IS MOVING NORTH AT 12 MPH. FAXAI IS EXPECTED TO

RECURVE TO THE NORTHEAST AND ACCELERATE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF

DAYS. THIS TRACK WILL TAKE FAXAI STEADILY AWAY FROM ALL THE MARIANA

ISLANDS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 65 MPH. TROPICAL STORM FORCE

WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES FROM THE CENTER. TROPICAL STORM

FAXAI IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY TONIGHT...AND COULD BRIEFLY BECOME A

TYPHOON ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE STARTING A WEAKENING TREND WEDNESDAY

NIGHT.

NEXT ADVISORY

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THE NEXT SCHEDULED ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER

SERVICE AT 800 PM THIS EVENING.

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MIDDLEBROOKE

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Mon Mar 3 2014 10:33PM EST

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