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----------805 AM ChST Tue Oct 2 2018
...KONG-REY UPGRADED TO SUPER TYPHOON...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...17.6N 133.2E
About 650 miles north-northwest of Yap About 715 miles north of Koror About 820 miles west-northwest of Guam About 845 miles west-northwest of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...155 mph Present movement...northwest...305 degrees at 10 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Super Typhoon Kong-rey was located near Latitude 17.6 degrees North and Longitude 133.2 degrees East. Kong-rey is moving northwest at 10 mph. It is expected to maintain this general course with little change in forward speed through Thursday, then begin a turn toward the north.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 155 mph. Kong-rey is forecast to intensify slightly today, maintain that intensity through Wednesday, then begin a weakening trend.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 65 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 215 miles.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM ChST.
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Stanko
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