Wednesday, June 12, 2013

TS YAGI (DANTE) Update #010


for Wednesday, 12 June 2013 [7:00 PM PhT]


Issued: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Wednesday 12 June 2013
Next Update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Thursday 13 June 2013

Tropical Storm YAGI (DANTE) continues to decay as it drifts slowly eastward across 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 414 km southeast of Tanabe, Japan or 549 km south-southwest of Tokyo, Japan...currently moving east with an increased forward speed of 13 km/hr in the general direction of the Sea South of Japan.

Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min. avg) have decreased to 65 km/hr near the center with higher gusts. Yagi (Dante) is an average-sized tropical cyclone with a diameter of 540 kilometers across. The 24-hour rainfall accumulation near the center of Yagi (Dante) is estimated to be heavy (100 mm).


TS Yagi (Dante) is expected to drift southeast to south during the next 24 to 36 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 morning.

Yagi (Dante) is forecast to decay and continue losing strength during the next 24 to 36 hours...becoming just a Tropical Depression on Thursday morning...and will dissipate into an area of low pressure on Friday morning.

The following is the summary of the 1-day forecast outlook on this system:

THURSDAY AFTERNOON: Turns southeast to south across the open waters of the Northwest Pacific Ocean...about 590 km south of Tokyo, Japan [5PM JUN 13: 30.4N 139.5E @ 45kph].

*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.

DECAYING 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 50 mm (slight to moderate rainfall) can be expected along areas affected by the rainbands (see above)...with isolated amounts of 51 to 100 mm (moderate to heavy) along areas 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 Wed June 12, 2013
Class/Name: TS Yagi (Dante)
Location of Center: 30.9º N Lat 138.3º E Lon
Distance 1: 414 km SE of Tanabe, Japan
Distance 2: 496 km SSE of Nagoya, Japan
Distance 3: 549 km SSW of Tokyo, Japan
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 65 kph near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 85 kph
Present Movement: East @ 13 kph
Towards: Sea South of Japan
24hr Rainfall Accum (near center): Heavy [100 mm]
Minimum Central Pressure: 996 millibars (hPa)
Size (in Diameter): 540 km [Average]
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 16 feet
Possible Storm Surge Height: 0 ft (0 m)

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