by Sabrina Salas Matanane
Guam - The National Weather Service reports the Marianas will see "showery" weather over the weekend as Tropical Storm Faxai lingers southeast of Guam.The tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, is forecasted to pass east of the Marianason Monday and Tuesday. Faxai is located 445 miles southeast of Guam and 500 miles south-southeast of Saipan. NO watches or warnings are in effect. The NWS forecasts mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers for today with with NE winds of 20-25 miles per hour. A high surf advisory is also in effect until Tuesday at 6:00am. Hazardous surf of 10-14 feet is expected along east facing reefs and 8-12 feet along north facing reefs through early Tuesday. Island residents are urged to stay out of the water as rip currents are life threatening.