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  • By Pacific island Times News Staff

Tropical Depression 23W is now a Tropical Storm

The National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office Guam has issued advisory 3 announcing Tropical Depression 23W is now a Tropical Storm. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 50 miles.

TS 23W center is located at at Latitude14.5 degrees North and Longitude 153.7 degrees east moving northwest at 9 mph which is about 605 miles east of Guam. Maximum sustained winds are now at 40 mph.

A Typhoon Watch remains in effect for Agrihan, Pagan and Alamagan. There are no watches or warnings for Guam.

We will continue to monitor the storm as it maintains its general course and speed over the next 24 hours.

Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:

  • NWS Website:

· NWS Facebook:

· GHS/OCD Website:

· GHS/OCD Facebook:

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind the community to practice caution if traveling in the rainy conditions.

For more information, contact GHS/OCD Acting Public Information Officer, Dee Cruz at (671) 478-0291 or via email at

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