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----------800 PM ChST Sat Feb 10 2018
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- Tropical Storm Watch now in effect for Koror Palau.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Fais, Ulithi, Yap and Ngulu in Yap State, and for Kayangel in the Republic of Palau. A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Koror Palau.
Summary of 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...7.7N 141.0E
About  250 miles west-southwest of Faraulep        145 miles south-southeast of Fais        200 miles west of Woleai        180 miles south-southeast of Ulithi        470 miles southwest of Guam        235 miles east-southeast of Yap        245 miles east of Ngulu        430 miles east of Kayangel Palau        455 miles east of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...west-southwest...240 22 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 7.7 degrees North and Longitude 141.0 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W has moved toward the west- southwest at 22 mph. TD 02W is expected to turn more westward tonight and Sunday with a slight decrease in forward speed.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 30 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is expected to slowly intensify the next few days, possibly becoming a tropical storm late Sunday night or early Monday morning.
Next advisory ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 PM tonight followed by the next scheduled advisory at 200 AM Sunday morning.
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