TCPPQ1 07:44:02.9047

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----------1043 PM ChST Tue Feb 19 2019
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION CONTINUES TO MOVE WEST AND INTENSIFY...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Nukuoro in Pohnpei State; Lukunor, Losap and Chuuk in Chuuk State.
A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Fananu, Puluwat and Ulul in Chuuk State and Satawal in Yap State.
SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...4.4N 157.0E
About 105 miles south-southwest of Sapwuafik About 145 miles east-northeast of Nukuoro About 190 miles south-southwest of Pohnpei About 220 miles east-southeast of Lukunor About 340 miles east-southeast of Losap About 410 miles east-southeast of Chuuk About 445 miles southeast of Fananu About 1045 miles southeast of Guam
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...west...270 degrees at 15 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 4.4 degrees North and Longitude 157.0 degrees East. TD 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 hours.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 35 mph. TD 02W is forecast to intensify through Wednesday possibly becoming a tropical storm by morning.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 AM ChST early Wednesday morning followed by an intermediate advisory at 500 AM ChST.
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Edson
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