Saturday, November 11, 2017

Tropical Storm HAIKUI (SALOME) Final Update


Tropical Storm HAIKUI (SALOME) Final Update





Issued at: 6:15 AM PhT (22:15 GMT) Saturday 11 November 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Tropical Storm HAIKUI (SALOME) has slightly intensified and moved west-northwestward during the past 12 hours….now outside of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

24-hr Outlook: TS HAIKUI (SALOME) is expected to intensify into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) as it moves west-northwestward across the South Philippine Sea at a decreased speed of 11 kph.

*Since the storm is no longer a threat to the country, this will be the final update.

Where is HAIKUI (SALOME)?As of 5:00 AM PhT today, November 11…2100 GMT.  The center was located over the South China Sea (near 17.4N 116.2E), about 426 km west-northwest of Alaminos City, Pangasinan or 452 km west-northwest of San Fernando City, La Union.
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 75 kph near the center…Gustiness: 95 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs)It was moving West-Northwest @ 22 kph, towards the South China Sea.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s):: None.
What Philippine areas will be most affected?Moderate to Heavy Rains (50 to 100 mm expected):
>> None.

Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
>> None.

Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+:: None.
1-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**

SUNDAY EARLY MORNING: Intensifies into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) while over the South China Sea, begins to track more to the west…about 500 km south of Hong Kong, China [2AM Nov 12: 17.9N 114.0E @ 100kph].  Confidence LevelMEDIUM.

**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/have 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.

Other Storm Info> 24 hr. Rain Accumulation (across its circulation): 25 to 300 mm [Light to Heavy]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 993 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 400 km (Very Small/Midget)

> Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): None.

Additional DistancesTime/Date: 5:00 AM PhT Sat November 11, 2017
Location of Center/Eye: Near 17.4º N Lat 116.2º E Lon
Distance 1: 470 km WNW of San Carlos City, Pangasinan
Distance 2: 481 km WNW of Baguio City, Benguet
Distance 3: 506 km WSW of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Distance 4: 521 km WNW of Subic Bay/Olongapo City, Zambales
Distance 5: 607 km WNW of Metro Manila

Information based on data collected by WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc. shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. WeatherPhilippines shall not be responsible for the private use and reliance of its weather information.

Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines


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