As of midnight Thursday, May 25, the typhoon force winds from Typhoon Mawar are expected to slowly subside as the center of the storm slowly pulls away from Guam. As of 10pm, Mawar was located about 20 miles northwest of Guam and 125 miles southwest of Saipan.

It is moving northwest at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph. According to the latest Joint Information Center update, “the worst of the conditions will lighten, slowly ending the heavy thrashing of Guam in the next couple of hours.”

However, strong tropical storm force winds are expected to continue through this morning.

Also, expect heavy showers and flooding, especially in low-lying areas..