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GUAM GEARS FOR STORM

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Residents of this U.S. territory were advised Tuesday to stock up on emergency supplies as a powerful typhoon stalled 200 miles to the east.

Typhoon Jack, unusually late in the season for a major storm, had sustained winds of 135 mph with gusts to 165 mph, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center.Before it stalled in the western Pacific early Tuesday, the storm had been on a track that would take it between Guam and Saipan, the capital of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands north of Guam.

Air Force sent its force of B-52 bombers to Okinawa and the Navy ordered its large ships to sea to ride out the storm, officials said.