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----------200 AM ChST Sun Feb 11 2018
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 02W STRENGTHENING...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Koror and Kayangel in the Republic of Palau.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Koror and Kayangel in the Republic of Palau.
A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Fais, Ulithi, Yap and Ngulu in Yap State.
Summary of 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...6.7N 138.9E
About  240 miles south-southwest of Fais        225 miles south-southwest of Ulithi        200 miles south-southeast of Yap        145 miles southeast of Ngulu        305 miles east-southeast of Kayangel Palau        310 miles east of Koror Palau        615 miles southwest of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...west-southwest...240 degrees...at 28 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 6.7 degrees North and Longitude 138.9 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W is moving toward the west- southwest at 28 mph. It is expected to turn westward later today with a slight decrease in forward speed. This track will take 02W very close to Koror and Kayangel this afternoon and evening.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is anticipated to continue intensifying and could become a tropical storm later this morning.
Next advisory ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 500 AM this morning then followed by the schedule advisory at 800 AM.
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Chan
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