Formation near Chuuk now a tropical depression
Guam - The disturbance that was located near Chuuk is now Tropical Depression 03-W. According to the National Weather Service although it is showing little movement it is expected to move slowly east through tonight and then turn slowly north Saturday. The NWS projects that the tropical depression will move north, well east of the Mariana Islands Monday and Tuesday. Maximum sustained winds are 30 miles per hour. It is likely to become a tropical storm tomorrow evening. We should stress there are no watches or warning in effect for Guam at this time.