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----------200 PM ChST Wed Oct 25 2017
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY --------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...14.8N 134.8E
About  675 miles west of Guam About  695 miles west of Rota About  720 miles west of Tinian About  730 miles west of Saipan About  520 miles northwest of Fais About  470 miles northwest of Ulithi
Maximum sustained winds...45 mph Present movement...West-northwest...295 degrees at 23 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 PM ChST...0300 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Saola was located near latitude 14.8 degrees North and longitude 134.8 degrees East...moving west-northwest at 23 mph. Tropical Storm Saola is expected to follow a northwest track with decreasing forward speed through Friday, then recurve to the northeast and pass south of Japan over the weekend.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 45 mph. Little change in intensity is expected through tonight, but then Saola is forecast to intensify slowly the next few days, and may become a typhoon late Friday or Saturday.
Tropical storm force winds extend out to 225 miles northeast of the center, and up to 115 miles northwest of the center.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 PM this evening.
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