Monday, July 13, 2009

TS HUANING (06W) approaching Taiwan...[Update #004]

for Monday, 13 July 2009 [11:56 AM PST]

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+ Philippines (PAGASA/10-min avg): 65 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 45 km/hr


As of 12:00 PM PST (04:00 GMT) Mon 13 July 2009
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  • HUANING (06W) just passed north of Batanes and strengthens into a Tropical Storm...prepares to make landfall off the coast of Southeastern (SE) Taiwan.

    *Residents and visitors along Taiwan should closely monitor the progress of HUANING.

    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: HUANING is expected to weaken slightly upon crossing the mountainous terrain of Taiwan this afternoon. Tonight, the system shall be off the Strait of Taiwan.

    + Effects: HUANING's improving circulation is now off the coast of SE Taiwan...its northern and western rain bands is now spreading across Taiwan with its southern rain bands affecting Extreme Northern Luzon particularly Batanes Group of Islands. Moderate to heavy rains with winds, squalls and thunderstorms can be expected. 1-day rainfall accumulations of 150 up to 250 mm can be expected along the storm's rain bands. 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.

    + Current SW Monsoon Intensity: MODERATE >> Cloudy skies w/ light to moderate to sometimes heavy occasional rains, thunderstorms, squalls and moderate SW winds not exceeding 40 kph can be expected over the following affected areas: WESTERN LUZON, PALAWAN, WESTERN VISAYAS & MINDORO including BICOL REGION & METRO MANILA. Possible landslides, mudslides, mudflows (lahars) and life-threatening flash floods are likely to occur along steep mountain/volcanic slopes, river banks, low-lying & flood-prone areas of the affected areas.

    + Tropical Cyclone Watch:

    (1) Tropical Disturbance 91W (LPA) almost stationary over the Southern Philippine Sea...currently located near lat 8.3N lon 134.0E...or about 950 km ESE of Surigao City or 125 km NNW of Palau Island...with 1-min maximum sustained winds of 30 kph...remains embedded within the eastern portion of the broad Monsoon Trough (ITCZ).

    This system will be closely monitored for possible development into Significant Tropical Cyclone within the next 2 to 3 days. Kindly click the cool
    T2K Graphical Satellite Analysis, issued everyday @ 2 PM PST (06 GMT) on tropical systems across the Western Pacific.

    [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 July 13 2009
    Location of Center: 22.5º N Lat 121.6º E Lon
    Distance 1: 225 km (122 nm) NNW of Basco, Batanes
    Distance 2: 135 km (73 nm) East of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Distance 3: 165 km (90 nm) South of Hualien, Taiwan
    Distance 4: 280 km (150 nm) South of Taipei, Taiwan
    MaxWinds (10-min avg):
    65 kph (35 kts) near the center
    Peak Wind Gusts: 80 kph (38 kts)
    Saffir-Simpson Scale: Tropical Depression
    Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0 feet [0 m]
    Central Pressure: 997 millibars (hPa)
    Recent Movement: WNW @ 20 kph (11 kts)
    General Direction: Taiwan
    Size (in Diameter): 350 km (190 nm) / Average
    Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 10 ft (3.0 m)
    PAGASA TrackMap (for Public): 8 AM PST Mon July 13
    JTWC Ship Avoidance TrackMap:
    00Z Mon July 13
    TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 48 hrs lead
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    Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop

    PHILIPPINE STORM WARNING SIGNAL # ONE (1) click to know meaning

    The above areas will have rains and winds of not more than 55 kph today. Coastal waters will be moderate to rough.

    Residents living in low-lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signal Number 1 are alerted against flashfloods, mudflows, mudslides and landslides.

    8PM (12 GMT) 13 JULY: 23.0N 120.2E

  • REMARKS: 8 AM (00 GMT) 13 JULY POSITION: 22.3N 122.6E.




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