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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Sun July 19 2009):
Ending the 6-hrly Web and Email Updates on MOLAVE, as the system rapidly dissipates overland (SW China).
MOLAVE (ISANG) MAX WIND SPEED PER AGENCY:
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 75 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 75 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 75 km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 75 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 65 km/hr
TROPICAL STORM MOLAVE [ISANG/07W/0906]
T2K EMAIL ADVISORY NUMBER 018 [FINAL]
12:00 PM PST (04:00 GMT) Sun 19 July 2009
Source: T2K ANALYSIS / JTWC WARNING #016
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2009)
*This is the Final E-mail Advisory on this tropical cyclone.
*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: MOLAVE is expected to continue moving WNW across Western Guangdong and dissipate within the day.
+ Effects: MOLAVE's weakening circulation will continue to dump widespread rains across Western Guangdong, Gulf of Tonkin and Hainan Island. Rainfall accumulations of up to 250 mm can be expected today. 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 >> Light to moderate southwesterly winds not in excess of 40 kph with rains, and passing squalls can be expected along the following affected areas: NORTHERN PART OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA.
+ Tropical Cyclone Watch:
(1) Tropical Disturbance 95W (LPA) has dissipated and is no longer a potential threat.
[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 Sun July 19 2009
Location of Center: 23.2º N Lat 111.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 240 km (130 nm) WNW of Macau
Distance 2: 295 km (160 nm) WNW of Hong Kong
Distance 3: 530 km (287 nm) West of Shantou, China
Distance 4: 240 km (130 nm) NE of Zhanjiang, China
Distance 5: 1,125 km (608 nm) WNW of Basco, Batanes
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 65 kph (35 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 85 kph (45 kts)
Saffir-Simpson Scale: Tropical Storm
Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0-3 feet [0-0.9 m]
Central Pressure: 996 millibars (hPa)
Recent Movement: WNW @ 30 kph (16 kts)
General Direction: Western Guangdong
Size (in Diameter): 590 km (320 nm) / Average
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 10 ft (3.0 m)
Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 8 AM PST Sun July 19
JTWC Ship Avoidance TrackMap: 00Z Sun July 19
Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: 11 AM Sun July 19
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 12 hrs lead
Zoomed Satellite Pic: Near Real-Time
Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop
JTWC 12 HR. FORECAST:
8 PM (12 GMT) 19 JULY: 24.0N 109.5E / 35-55 KPH
REMARKS: 8 AM (00 GMT) 19 JULY POSITION: 23.0N 112.4E.
^THE SYSTEM HAS WEAKENED RAPIDLY OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS WITH
LITTLE DEEP CONVECTION REMAINING. THIS IS THE FINAL WARNING ON
THIS SYSTEM BY THE JOINT TYPHOONWARNING CENTER (NAVMARFCSTCEN)
THE SYSTEM WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED FOR SIGNS OF REGENERATION.
>> MOLAVE, meaning: A popular hard wood used in furniture. Name contributed by: Philippines.
RECENT HK OBSERVATORY TRACKING CHART:
> Image source: NOAA SATELLITE CENTER
RECENT WUNDERGROUND SATELLITE ANIMATION:
> Image source: Wunderground.
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