TS 23 to cross over Guam tomorrow
Lurking storm to pass Guam at noon (KUAM)
Maximum sustained winds associated with 23-W are 40 MPH and the storm is expected to intensify over the next 24 hours after it passes the Marianas. Island residents can expect increasing showers and thunderstorms beginning late this morning into the afternoon. Guam remains in Condition of Readiness 4.
Meanwhile, Saipan has been declared in Condition of Readiness 2 with the possibility of damaging winds.
It is important to remember that the majority of storms that have hit the Philippines, Taiwan, Hainan and Vietnam this season have all crossed Guam either as a depression, tropical storm or even a low grade typhoon.