Monday, June 22, 2009

TS LINFA (03W) - Final Update


for Monday, 22 June 2009 [6:06 PM PST]

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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Mon June 22 2009):

Just ended the 6-HOURLY UPDATES on TD LINFA (03W).


+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 75 km/hr
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 75 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 65 km/hr
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 55 km/hr


As of 12:00 PM PST (04:00 GMT) Mon 22 June 2009
Source: JTWC WARNING #019 (US Navy/Air Force) / T2K XTRAPOLATION
  • LINFA (03W) downgraded into a Tropical Depression as it passed very close to Fuzhou City. This system is likely to dissipate within 24-36 hours.

    *This is the Final Advisory on TD LINFA.

    *Kindly refer to your local warnings & bulletins issued by your country's official weather agency. This advisory is intended for additional information purposes only.

    + Forecast Outlook: LINFA is expected to accelerate NE across the East China Sea and dissipate.

    + Effects: LINFA's weakening circulation continues to dump rains across Fujian Province. 1-day rainfall accumulations of 50 up to 150 mm can be expected along the storm's rain bands...with isolated accumulations of up to 200 mm near the center of LINFA. Residents in low-lying areas & steep slopes must remain alert & seek evacuation for possible life-threatening flash floods, mudslides & landslides due to the anticipated heavy rains brought about by this system. Precautionary measures must be initiated if necessary.

    [Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook, effects, current monsoon intensity, & tropical cyclone watch changes every 6 to 12 hrs!] 
    Time/Date: 12:00 PM PST Mon June 22 2009
    Location of Center: 26.4º N Lat 120.1º E Lon
    Distance 1: 85 km (45 nm) ENE of Fuzhou, China
    Distance 2: 190 km (102 nm) SSW of Wenzhou, China
    Distance 3: 345 km (185 nm) NW of Taipei, Taiwan
    MaxWinds (1-min avg):
    55 kph (30 kts) near the center
    Peak Wind Gusts: 75 kph (40 kts)
    Saffir-Simpson Scale: Tropical Depression
    Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0-0 feet [0-0.0 m]
    Central Pressure: 1000 millibars (hPa)
    Recent Movement: NE @ 15 kph (08 kts)
    General Direction: East China Sea
    Size (in Diameter): 240 km (130 nm) / Small
    Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 12 ft (3.6 m)
    Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 8 AM PST Mon June 22
    JTWC Ship Avoidance TrackMap:
    00Z Mon June 22
    Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: 8 AM Mon June 22
    TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 36 hrs lead
    Zoomed Satellite Pic:
    Near Real-Time
    Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop

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      ^ - JTWC commentary remarks (for Meteorologists) from their latest warning.
      * - Based on PAGASA's Philippine Storm Warning Signals, # 4 being the highest. For more explanations on these 
          signals, visit:

     ** - Based on the Tropical Cyclone's Wave Height near its center.

    >> To know the meteorological terminologies and acronyms used on this update visit the ff:


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