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----------1100 AM ChST Sun Feb 11 2018
...TROPICAL STORM 02W IS APPROACHING KOROR...
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 Yap and Ngulu in Yap State.
Summary of 1000 AM CHST...0000 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...7.0N 135.8E
About  375 miles west-southwest of Fais        330 miles southwest of Ulithi        235 miles southwest of Yap        145 miles southwest of Ngulu        105 miles southeast of Kayangel Palau        100 miles east-southeast of Koror Palau        755 miles southwest of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...50 mph Present movement...west...280 degrees...at 20 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 1000 AM CHST...0000 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 02W was located by satellite near Latitude 7.0 degrees North and Longitude 135.8 degrees East. Tropical Storm 02W is moving west at 20 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 remain at 50 mph. Tropical Storm 02W will steadily intensify and could 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 ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM this afternoon then followed by an intermediate advisory at 500 PM.
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Kleeschulte
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