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----------500 AM ChST Sun Feb 11 2018
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 02W CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- None.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning remains 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 400 AM CHST...1800 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...6.8N 136.8E
About  325 miles southwest of Fais        285 miles southwest of Ulithi        205 miles south-southwest of Yap        115 miles south-southwest of Ngulu        170 miles east-southeast of Kayangel Palau        170 miles east-southeast of Koror Palau        710 miles southwest of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...near 35 mph Present movement...west-southwest...240 degrees...at 24 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 400 AM CHST...1800 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 6.8 degrees North and Longitude 136.8 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W is moving toward the west- southwest at 24 mph. It is expected to turn westward later this morning 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 will likely become a tropical storm later this morning.
Next advisory ------------- The next schedule advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 AM this morning then followed by an intermediate advisory at 1100 AM.
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Chan
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