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----------800 AM ChST Sun Feb 11 2018
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- Tropical Depression 02W upgraded to Tropical Storm 02W.
The Tropical Storm Watch for Fais and Ulithi in Yap State is cancelled.
Watches and warnings -------------------- The Tropical Storm Watch for Fais and Ulithi in Yap State is cancelled.
A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Koror and Kayangel in the Republic of Palau.
A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Yap and Ngulu in Yap State.
Summary of 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...6.7N 136.5E
About  345 miles southwest of Fais        305 miles southwest of Ulithi        220 miles south-southwest of Yap        130 miles south-southwest of Ngulu        155 miles southeast of Kayangel Palau        150 miles east-southeast of Koror Palau        730 miles southwest of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...50 mph Present movement...west...270 29 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 02W was located near Latitude 6.7 degrees North and Longitude 136.5 degrees East. Tropical Storm 02W is moving west at 29 mph but a gradual decrease in forward speed is expected today. This track will take 02W just south of Koror and Kayangel this afternoon and evening, then toward Mindanao on Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 50 mph. Tropical Storm 02W will steadily intensify and might become a typhoon Monday night west of Palau. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles north of the center and 60 miles south of the center.
Next advisory ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 AM this morning then followed by the schedule advisory at 200 PM.
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