Wednesday, June 12, 2013

TS YAGI (DANTE) Update #008


for Tuesday, 11 June 2013 [9:40 PM PhT]


Issued: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Tuesday 11 June 2013
Next Update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Wednesday 12 June 2013

Tropical Storm YAGI (DANTE) accelerating rapidly towards the Sea South of Japan.

Residents and visitors along Southern Japan should closely monitor the development of YAGI (DANTE).

Do not use this for life or death decision. This update is intended for additional information purposes only. Kindly refer to your national weather agency for official warnings, advisories or bulletins.


As of 5:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm Yagi (Dante) was located over the Northwest Pacific Ocean...about 446 km south-southeast of Tanabe, Japan or 589 km south of Nagoya, Japan...currently moving north with an increased forward speed of 30 km/hr in the general direction of the Sea South of Japan.

Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min. avg) at 95 km/hr near the center with higher gusts. Tropical Storm Force Winds (62-117 km/hr) extend outward up to 175 kilometers from the center. Yagi (Dante) is an average-sized tropical cyclone with a diameter of 555 kilometers across. The 24-hour rainfall accumulation near the center of Yagi (Dante) is estimated to be heavy (220 mm).


TS Yagi (Dante) is expected to move north-northeast to northeast during the next 24 hours, with a counter-clockwise turn to the east-northeast, east to southeast between 48 to 72 hours. On the forecast track, the core of Yagi (Dante) will be just along the open waters of the Northwest Pacific, south of Japan through Friday afternoon.

Yagi (Dante) is forecast to decay and start losing strength during the next 24 hours...becoming just a Tropical Depression on Thursday afternoon...and will dissipate into an area of low pressure on Friday afternoon.

The following is the summary of the 3-day forecast outlook on this system:

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON: Turns north-northeast to northeast across the open waters of the Northwest Pacific Ocean...about 308 km southeast of Tanabe, Japan [5PM JUN 12: 32.1N 138.1E @ 65kph].
THURSDAY AFTERNOON: Weakens into a TD as it decelerates while over the sea south of Japan...begins to move east-northeast to eastward...about 367 km south of Tokyo, Japan [5PM JUN 13: 32.4N 139.6E @ 45kph].
FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Dissipating over the Northwest Pacific Ocean...just an area of low pressure...about 418 km south-southeast of Tokyo, Japan [5PM JUN 14: 32.0N 140.5E @ 35kph].

*Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 250 km...while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 kph per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.


Below is the summary of the storm's parts and its hazards affecting specific areas. You can also view this image link for you to understand the parts.

INNER RAINBANDS - over water (NW Pacific Ocean). Affected Areas: None. Tropical Storm Conditions with Tropical Storm Force Winds (62-117 kph) will be expected along these bands.
OUTER RAINBANDS - over water (NW Pacific Ocean). Affected Areas: None. Tropical Depression Conditions with light, moderate to strong winds (30-60 kph) will be expected along these bands (click here to know more about Rainbands).
24HR TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATION - from 5 up to 100 mm (slight to heavy rainfall) can be expected along areas affected by the rainbands (see above)...with isolated amounts of 101 to 205 mm (heavy) along areas to the south and near the center of Yagi (Dante).

Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook, effects and hazards summary changes every 6 to 12 hrs!


Time/Date: 5:00 PM PhT Tue June 11, 2013
Class/Name: TS Yagi (Dante)
Location of Center: 29.9º N Lat 136.9º E Lon
Distance 1: 446 km SSE of Tanabe, Japan
Distance 2: 516 km SE of Kochi, Japan
Distance 3: 589 km S of Nagoya, Japan
Distance 4: 696 km SSW of Tokyo, Japan
Distance 5: 968 km ENE of Okinawa, Japan
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 95 kph near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 120 kph
Present Movement: North @ 30 kph
Towards: Sea South of Japan
24hr Rainfall Accum (near center): Heavy [205 mm]
Minimum Central Pressure: 985 millibars (hPa)
Size (in Diameter): 555 km [Average]
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 21 feet
Possible Storm Surge Height: 0 ft (0 m)

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