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----------500 PM ChST Sun Feb 11 2018
...TROPICAL STORM 02W HAS SLOWED DOWN AND WEAKENED AS IT APPROACHES PALAU...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- None.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Koror and Kayangel in the Republic of Palau.
Summary of 400 PM CHST...0600 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...6.8N 136.1E
About  365 miles west-southwest of Fais        320 miles southwest of Ulithi        230 miles southwest of Yap        140 miles southwest of Ngulu        130 miles southeast of Kayangel Palau        120 miles east-southeast of Koror Palau        745 miles southwest of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...west...270 degrees...at 14 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 400 PM CHST...0600 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 02W was located by satellite near Latitude 6.8 degrees North and Longitude 136.1 degrees East. Tropical Storm 02W is moving west at 14 mph. TS 02W is expected to maintain this movement for the next few days. This motion will take 02W near Koror and south of Kayangel this evening, and then toward Mindanao.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 40 mph. Tropical Storm 02W is expected to slowly intensify over the next couple days. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 100 miles northeast of the center and 60 miles southwest of the center.
Next advisory ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 PM this evening, followed by an intermediate advisory at 1100 PM tonight.
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Kleeschulte
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