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----------748 AM ChST Sat Sep 29 2018
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- 30W has been upgraded to a Tropical Storm.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains 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 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...11.6N 145.7E
About 145 miles south-southeast of Guam About 180 miles south of Rota About 225 miles north-northeast of Faraulep About 235 miles south of Tinian About 245 miles south of Saipan About 340 miles northwest of Ulul About 415 miles east-northeast of Ulithi About 535 miles east-northeast of Yap
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...northwest...320 degrees at 26 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm 30W was located near Latitude 11.6 degrees North and Longitude 145.7 degrees East. 30W is moving northwest at 26 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn toward the west-northwest with a decrease in forward speed through Sunday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 40 mph. 30W is forecast to intensify through Tuesday night.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 120 miles.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 AM ChST followed by the next scheduled advisory at 200 PM ChST.
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