“The Extreme Wind Warning has been extended for the northeastern part of Guam until 10:45 pm. Widespread destructive winds of 115 to 140 mph are moving over Yigo and Andersen AFB, extending southward to Dededo. The safest place to be is in a reinforced concrete structure, in an interior room. According to the National Weather Service Office Guam, the storm’s destructive winds of 105 mph are impacting Guam and will continue late into this evening. Guam can expect peak typhoon force conditions late into the evening before gradually subsiding into tropical storm conditions.”
“As the storm continues through the Rota Channel, just north of Guam, the brunt of the typhoon force winds are impacting the northern villages but the remainder of the island is continuing to receive impact as typhoon force winds extend 45 miles from Mawar’s center. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 145 miles. As of 7 pm, Typhoon Mawar was located 13.7 degrees north latitude, 144.9 degrees east longitude, about 15 miles north-northeast of Guam, about 115 miles south-southwest of Saipan. It is moving northwest at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph,” says a Guam Homeland Security Office of Civil Defense bulletin.