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Tropical depression's closest approach will be 5am Friday

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Tropical Depression 08W has picked up speed and its closest point of approach to Guam is now expected for Friday morning at 5 o'clock.

According to a press release from Guam Homeland Security/ Office of Civil Defense it is moving west-northwest at 16 mph with winds of up to 20-25 mph that could effect our island. Though it may change, the National Weather Service  and Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense will monitor closely throughout the evening. 

Residents are encouraged to ensure that items are put away and properly secured.  A small craft advisory is in effect.  Flooding may occur due to heavy rainfall.  Civil Defense encourages motorists to please drive cautiously and be mindful of runners and cyclists.  Any water activity should be monitored due to strong currents and high seas

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