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----------201 AM ChST Tue Oct 2 2018
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...17.1N 134.1E
About 590 miles north-northwest of Yap About 675 miles north of Koror About 755 miles west-northwest of Guam About 785 miles west-northwest of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...145 mph Present movement...northwest...310 degrees at 12 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...the center of Typhoon Kong-rey was located near Latitude 17.1 degrees North and Longitude 134.1 degrees East. Kong-rey is moving northwest at 12 mph. It is expected to maintain this general course with a slight decrease in forward speed through Thursday night.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 145 mph. Kong-rey is forecast to intensify through this afternoon, possibly becoming a Super Typhoon, maintain this intensity through tonight, then begin to gradually weaken on Wednesday.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 60 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 205 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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