TS MORAKOT (KIKO) - Final Update
for Monday, 10 August 2009 [6:21 AM PST]
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MORAKOT (KIKO) MAX WIND SPEED PER AGENCY:
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 95 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 65 km/hr
TROPICAL STORM MORAKOT [KIKO/09W/0908]
T2K E-MAIL ADVISORY NUMBER 017 [FINAL]
6:00 AM PST (22:00 GMT) Mon 10 August 2009
Source: T2K ANALYSIS / JTWC FINAL WARNING #025
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2009)
MORAKOT (KIKO) dissipating over Fujian Province...barely a Tropical Storm.
*This is the Final E-mail Advisory on this system.
*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: MORAKOT is expected to continue moving overland across Zhejiang, China this afternoon and dissipate.
+ Effects: MORAKOT's dissipating circulation continues to affect SE an Eastern China and Taiwan. Moderate to strong winds w/ occasional rains, squalls can be expected along its circulation. 1-day rainfall accumulations of 100 up to 200 mm can be expected along the storm's inner and outer bands...with isolated accumulations of up to 250 mm near the center of MORAKOT and along mountain slopes closest to the center. 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
>>Moderate to slightly strong southwesterly winds not in excess of 50 kph with some few passing occasional showers or rains can be expected along the following affected areas: EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON.
[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: 6:00 AM PST Mon August 10 2009
Location of Center: 27.9º N Lat 119.4º E Lon
Distance 1: 120 km (65 nm) West of Wenzhou, China
Distance 2: 300 km (162 nm) SW of Ningbo, China
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: 1-3 feet [0.3-0.9 meters]
Central Pressure: 996 millibars (hPa)
Recent Movement: North @ 11 kph (06 kts)
General Direction: Zhejiang Province, China
Size (in Diameter): 1,150 km (620 nm) / Very Large
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 10 ft (3.0 m)
Wunder Final TrackMap (for Public): 2 AM PST Mon Aug 10
JTWC Ship Avoidance TrackMap: 18Z Sun Aug 09
Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: 2 AM Mon Aug 10
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 24 hrs lead
Zoomed Satellite Pic: Near Real-Time
Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop
JTWC 12 & 24 HR. FORECAST & REMARKS:
2 PM (06 GMT) 10 AUGUST: 28.6N 118.7E / 45-65 KPH (Tropical Depression) / N @ 20 KPH2 AM (18 GMT) 11 AUGUST: 30.7N 119.0E / 35-55 KPH (Tropical Disturbance / LPA) / . @ .. KPH
REMARKS: 2 AM (18 GMT) 10 AUGUST POSITION: 27.3N 119.2E.
^TS 09W HAS BEEN OVER LAND FOR THE PAST 06
HOURS, AND HAS SHOWN SIGNS OF RAPID WEAKENING AS IT INTERACTS WITH
LAND. SURFACE WINDS ARE CURRENTLY 35 KNOTS BUT WILL QUICKLY DECREASE
AND BECOME LESS ORGANIZED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS TS 09W CONTINUES
TO TRACK OVER CHINA TO THE NORTHWEST, SHIFTING TO A NORTHWARD TRACK
AS IT IS ABSORBED INTO AN APPROACHING MID-LATITUDE TROUGH. THIS IS
THE FINAL WARNING ON THIS SYSTEM BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER
(NAVMARFCSTCEN). THE SYSTEM WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED FOR SIGNS OF
RECENT WUNDERGROUND.COM TRACKING CHART:
RECENT MTSAT-1R SATELLITE IMAGE:
> Image source: NOAA SATELLITE CENTER________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
RECENT WUNDERGROUND SATELLITE ANIMATION:
> Image source: Wunderground.com (http://www.wunderground.com/)NOTE:^ - JTWC commentary remarks (for Meteorologists) from their latest warning.__________________________________________________________________________________________
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