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----------716 PM ChST Tue Feb 19 2019
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 02W NEWLY FORMED SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF POHNPEI...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Nukuoro in Pohnpei State; Lukunor, Losap and Chuuk in Chuuk State.
A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Fananu, Puluwat, Ulul and Satawal in Chuuk State.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Nukuoro in Pohnpei State; Lukunor, Losap and Chuuk in Chuuk State.
A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Fananu, Puluwat, Ulul and Satawal in Chuuk State.
SUMMARY OF 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...4.4N 157.6E
About  105 miles south-southeast of Sapwuafik About  175 miles south-southwest of Pohnpei About  185 miles east of Nukuoro About  260 miles east-southeast of Lukunor About  375 miles east-southeast of Losap About  445 miles east-southeast of Chuuk About  475 miles southeast of Fananu About 1075 miles southeast of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...west...275 degrees at 15 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 4.4 degrees North and Longitude 157.6 degrees East. 02W is moving west at 15 mph. It is expected to maintain this general course with a slight decrease in forward speed over the next 24 to 36 hours.
Maximum sustained winds are 30 mph. 02W is forecast to intensify over the next few days, possibly becoming a tropical storm by early Wednesday morning.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 PM tonight followed by the next scheduled advisory at 200 AM early Wednesday morning.
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Kleeschulte
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