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----------800 AM ChST Sat Feb 10 2018
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Kayangel in Palau.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Fais, Ulithi, Yap and Ngulu in Yap State.
Summary of 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...9.7N 142.8E
About  140 miles west-northwest of Faraulep        155 miles east of Fais        175 miles north-northwest of Woleai        220 miles east of Ulithi        290 miles south-southwest of Guam        320 miles east of Yap        375 miles east-northeast of Ngulu        565 miles east of Kayangel Palau        595 miles east-northeast of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...West...265 15 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 9.7 degrees North and Longitude 142.8 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W has moved toward the west at 15 mph. This general motion is expected to continue today, with a slight increase in forward speed.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 30 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is expected to slowly intensify the next several days, possibly becoming a tropical storm on Sunday.  A tropical storm warning may be needed later today.
Next advisory ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 AM followed by the next scheduled advisory at 200 PM this afternoon.
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