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----------200 AM ChST Sun May 13 2018
...04W UPGRADED TO TROPICAL STORM...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...19.0N 146.7E
About  65 miles east-northeast of Agrihan About  85 miles northeast of Pagan About 105 miles north-northeast of Alamagan About 275 miles north-northeast of Saipan About 405 miles north-northeast of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...northwest...270 degrees at 10 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 04W was located near latitude 19.0 degrees north and longitude 146.7 degrees east....moving west at about 10 mph. Tropical Storm 04W is expected to turn to the northwest later this morning. The current track will take TS 04W about 27 miles north of Agrihan later this morning.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 40 mph, making 04W a minimal tropical storm. 04W is expected to maintain this intensity before weakening back into a tropical depression Monday.
Tropical Storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles east of the center, 30 miles northwest of the center and 0 miles southwest of the center. As currently forecast, damaging winds are not expected at Agrihan, Pagan or Alamagan as 04W passes to the north. However, residents of these islands should keep up to date on the latest advisories and statements on Tropical Depression 04W.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 AM this morning.
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Kleeschulte
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