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----------200 PM ChST FRI SEP 28 2018
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 30W FORMS WEST OF WENO CHUUK...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- Tropical Storm Watch now in effect for Guam and Rota.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Guam and Rota. A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions... including damaging winds of 39 mph or greater...are possible within the next 24 hours.
SUMMARY OF 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...7.7N 150.2E
About  70 miles south-southeast of Ulul About 115 miles west of Chuuk About 215 miles east of Satawal About 390 miles east of Faraulep About 545 miles southeast of Guam About 555 miles southeast of Rota About 595 miles south-southeast of Tinian and Saipan About 835 miles east of Yap
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...west...265 degrees at 21 mph
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 30W was located near Latitude 7.7 degrees North and Longitude 150.2 degrees East. Tropical Depression 30W is moving west at 21 mph. It is expected to turn toward the northwest with a slight decrease in forward speed on Saturday. This track would bring 30W south of Guam on Saturday afternoon.
Maximum sustained winds are now 30 mph. Tropical Depression 30W is forecast to steadily intensify, likely becoming a tropical storm tonight.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- There will be an intermediate advisory issued by the National Weather Service at 500 pm this afternoon, followed by the next scheduled advisory at 800 pm this evening.
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M. Aydlett
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