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Typhoon Warning issued for Rota

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - According to the National Weather Service's 8:00pm bulletin Tropical Storm Halong is continuing to strengthen resulting in a Typhoon Warning being issued for Rota. However, as for Guam it is under a Tropical Storm Warning and a Typhoon Watch. The Tropical Storm warning means that damaging winds of 39 miles per hour or more are possible within the next 24 hours. The Typhoon Watch means destructive winds of 75 miles per hour are possible within the next 24 - 48 hours.

Tropical Storm Halong is located 205 miles East of Guam. Maximum sustained winds are now up to 60 miles per hour. It is moving slowly  toward the NW at six miles per hour. It is expected to turn back towards the West-NW Wednesday morning with a slight increase in forward speed.

As of 7:48PM, the island was still on Condition of Readiness 3.
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