Friday, November 10, 2017

Tropical Storm HAIKUI (SALOME) Update No. 06


Tropical Storm HAIKUI (SALOME) Update No. 06


Issued at: 6:15 PM PhT (10:15 GMT) Friday 10 November 2017
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Saturday 11 November 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Tropical Storm HAIKUI (SALOME) has maintained its intensity as it moved northwestward over the West Philippine Sea at a forward speed of 28 kph in the past 6 hours. It is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) tonight (Nov 10) or Saturday early morning (Nov 11).

24-hr Outlook: TS HAIKUI (SALOME) is expected to intensify into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) as it moves west-northwestward across the West Philippine Sea at a speed of 15 kph.

*The storm's rainbands together with its Trough, the enhanced Northeast Monsoon (Amihan), and Easterlies – will bring occasional light to at times moderate rain showers and thunderstorms over Extreme Northern, Northern, Eastern, and Western Luzon today until Saturday afternoon (Nov 11).

Where is HAIKUI (SALOME)?As of 05:00 PM PhT today, November 10…0900 GMT.  The center was located over the West Philippine Sea, (near 16.6N 117.6E), about 259 km west-northwest of Alaminos City, Pangasinan or 298 km west-northwest of Dagupan City, Pangasinan.
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 70 kph near the center…Gustiness: 85 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs)It was moving Northwest @ 28 kph, towards the West Philippine 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**

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Intensifies into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) over West Philippine Sea, already outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)…about 500 km south-southeast of Hong Kong, China [2PM Nov 11: 18.0N 115.1E @ 95kph].  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 200 mm [Light to Heavy]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 993 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 370 km (Very Small/Midget)

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

Additional DistancesTime/Date: 05:00 PM PhT Fri November 10, 2017
Location of Center/Eye: Near 16.6º N Lat 117.6º E Lon
Distance 1: 315 km WSW of Vigan  City, Ilocos Sur
Distance 2: 325 km WNW of Urdaneta City, Pangasinan
Distance 3: 348 km NW of Olongapo  City, Zambales
Distance 4: 358 km WNW of Angeles City, Pampanga
Distance 5: 434 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: John Christian B. Lequiron for WeatherPhilippines


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