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----------727 PM ChST Tue Oct 2 2018
...KONG-REY REMAINS AT PEAK INTENSITY AND NOW MOVING NORTHWESTWARD...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- None.
SUMMARY OF 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location...18.5N 131.7E
About 755 miles north-northwest of Yap About 795 miles north-northwest of Koror About 935 miles west-northwest of Guam About 955 miles west-northwest of Saipan
Maximum sustained winds...160 mph Present movement...northwest...310 degrees at 10 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...the center of Super Typhoon Kong-rey was located near Latitude 18.5 degrees North and Longitude 131.7 degrees East. Kong-rey is moving northwest at 10 mph. It is expected to maintain this general motion and speed through Wednesday, then make a gradual turn to the north over the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 160 mph. Kong-rey is forecast to begin a gradual weakening trend on Wednesday.
Typhoon force winds extend outward from the center up to 75 miles. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 240 miles.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 AM early Wednesday morning.
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Nierenberg
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