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Tropical storm moves away from Guam

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Tropical Storm Neoguri is moving away from Guam. The system which was upgraded overnight made its closet point of approach early this morning. According to National Weather Service forecaster Derek Williams however island residents are encouraged to continue to secure loose outdoor items as windy conditions of 20 to 30 miles per hour will continue to persist.

Williams says however things will look much better tomorrow, telling KUAM News, "Tonight through Saturday things are going to improve as far as weather is concerned so Saturday should be remarkable better as far as weather."

Currently a high surf, hazardous seas, small craft and wind advisory are in effect.  Island residents are encouraged to stay out of the water.   Meanwhile several people were left without power as a result of today's strong winds.

According to Guam Power Authority spokesperson Art Perez pocket outages were reported throughout the island as a result of debris on power lines. GPA crews were working on the problem all day.   Aside than debris on road and campaign signs that were blown down, Office of Civil Defense public information officer Dee Cruz says there were no reports of flooding or any major damage.

The NWS reports the island's weather will improve tomorrow
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