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----------800 AM ChST Wed Oct 18 2017
...TROPICAL STORM LAN ALMOST A TYPHOON...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...11.2N 132.4E
About 300 miles north-northwest of Koror About 405 miles west-northwest of Yap About 495 miles west-northwest of Ulithi About 845 miles west of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...70 mph Present movement...north-northeast...15 degrees at 5 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 7 AM ChST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Lan was located near latitude 11.2 North and longitude 132.4 degrees East. Lan is moving slowly north-northeast at 5 mph, and is expected to turn to a north-northwest heading today through Friday at an increased forward speed. This track is taking Lan away from Yap and Palau.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 70 mph. Lan will continue to intensify over the next few days, and should become a typhoon by this afternoon.
Tropical storm force winds extend up to 230 miles from the center in the southern semicircle and up to 150 miles from the center in the northern semicircle.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM this afternoon.
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Middlebrooke
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