Wednesday, September 02, 2009

TD 93W (UNNAMED) - Update #001


for Wednesday, 02 September 2009 [12:02 PM PST]

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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Wed September 02 2009):

Now issuing 6-hrly advisories (except 12:00 AM) on the developing TD 93W (UNNAMED).


+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 45 km/hr
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 35 km/hr


12:00 PM PST (04:00 GMT) Wed 02 September 2009
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  • The broad and strong tropical disturbance (LPA) has strengthened into Tropical Depression 93W (UNNAMED)...barely moving off the Northern Philippine Sea. This system will enhance the Southwest Monsoon Rains across Western Philippines for the next 2 to 3 days.

    *Residents and visitors along Extreme Northern Luzon, Taiwan & Ryukyu Islands should closely monitor the progress of 93W.

    *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: 93W is expected to continue developing...becoming a strong tropical storm this weekend and may threaten Extreme Northern Luzon-Taiwan-Okinawa Area. Watch for more forecast outlook later today as forecast guidance models become fully available.

    + Effects: None yet as its broad circulation remains over the open waters of the Philippine Sea.

    + Current SW Monsoon Intensity: LIGHT TO MODERATE >> Light to moderate southwesterly winds not in excess of 40 kph with occasional thunderstorms and rains can be expected along the following affected areas: ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, WESTERN & CENTRAL VISAYAS, NORTHERN PALAWAN & WESTERN MINDORO. 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 95W (LPA) is slowly organizing East of Vietnam or off the South China Sea...currently located near lat 16.3N lon 113.1E...or about 525 km East of Da Nang, Vietnam...with 1-min maximum sustained winds of 30 kph...moving WNW slowly.

    (2) Tropical Disturbance 97W (LPA) organizing over the Marshall Islands near Chuuk...currently located near lat 5.0N lon 159.0E...or about 3,590 km ESE of Mindanao...with 1-min maximum sustained winds of 30 kph...moving WNW slowly.

    These systems will be closely monitored for possible development into Tropical Cyclones in the next 3 to 5 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 Wed September 02 2009
    Location of Center: 17.7º N Lat 133.5º E Lon
    Distance 1: 1,250 km (675 nm) East of Tuguegarao City
    Distance 2: 1,245 km (672 nm) ESE of Basco, Batanes
    MaxWinds (1-min avg):
    45 kph (25 kts) near the center
    Peak Wind Gusts: 65 kph (35 kts)
    Saffir-Simpson Scale: Tropical Depression
    Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0 feet [0 m]
    Central Pressure: 1007 millibars (hPa)
    Recent Movement: West @ 01 kph (0.5 kts)
    General Direction: Batanes-Taiwan Area
    Size (in Diameter): 550 km (295 nm) / Average
    Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 10 ft (3.0 m)
    Zoomed Satellite Pic: Near Real-Time

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    > Image source:  NOAA SATELLITE CENTER 

      ^ - JTWC commentary remarks (for Meteorologists) from their latest warning.

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


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