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----------742 AM ChST Sun Sep 30 2018
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...13.5N 138.7E
About 250 miles north-northwest of Ulithi About 280 miles north of Yap About 410 miles west of Guam About 440 miles west of Rota About 475 miles west of Tinian About 485 miles west-southwest of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...65 mph Present movement...west-northwest...285 degrees at 17 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Kong-rey was located near Latitude 13.5 degrees North and Longitude 138.7 degrees East. Kong-rey is moving west-northwest at 17 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn toward the northwest with a decrease in forward speed tonight, then maintain this general course through Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 65 mph. Kong-rey is forecast to become a typhoon late this afternoon or tonight, then continue to intensify through Wednesday.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 155 miles to the north and up to 100 miles to the south.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 pM ChST this afternoon.
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