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----------200 AM ChST Sun Sep 30 2018
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- RSMC Tokyo has assigned the international name Kong-Rey to 30W.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...13.1N 140.0E
About 215 miles north of Ulithi About 280 miles north-northeast of Yap About 325 miles west of Guam About 360 miles west of Rota About 400 miles west-southwest of Tinian About 410 miles west-southwest of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...40 mph Present movement...west...280 degrees at 17 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Kong-rey was located near Latitude 13.1 degrees North and Longitude 140.0 degrees East. Kong-rey is moving west at 17 mph. It is expected to make a turn toward the northwest with a decrease in forward speed through Monday.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 40 mph. Kong-rey is forecast to intensify through at least Monday, when it could become a typhoon.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 90 miles.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 AM ChST later this morning.
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