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Apr 01, 2015

Super Typhoon Maysak is tracking west-northwestward through the western Pacific Ocean, northwest of Yap Island. The storm has maintained its 15 nautical mile diameter eye, but is weakening slightly as dry air encroaches from the southern periphery. Regardless, the storm is in a favorable environment with moderate vertical wind shear and robust poleward outflow for now. Maysak will begin soon to slowly weaken as vertical wind shear increases and will continue to decay as the system makes landfall in the northern Philippines around 72 hours. Beca...

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