Typhoon NIDA (26W) barely at Category 3... [Update #024]
for Monday, 30 November 2009 [11:30 AM PST]
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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Thu November 26 2009):
We would like to inform our constant viewers of this website, that the T2K StormTrack (activetrack.gif) will only be created once the system poses a threat to the Philippines or is within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Currently issuing 6-hrly Advisories (except 12:00 AM) on TY NIDA (27W).
NIDA (26W) MAX WIND SPEED PER AGENCY:
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 185 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 150 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 160 km/hr
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 185 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 160 km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 180 kph
TYPHOON NIDA [26W/0922]
T2K PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 024
12:00 PM PST (04:00 GMT) Mon 30 November 2009
Source: T2K Analysis/JTWC Warning #033 & SatFix
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2009)
Typhoon NIDA (26W) continues to lose strength with its strong circulation breaking down...remains nearly stationary over the Western Pacific Ocean.
*Residents and visitors along the Iwo To and Chichi Jima Islands should closely monitor the progress of NIDA.
*Do not use this for life or death decision. This advisory is intended for additional information purposes only. Kindly refer to your country's official weather agency for local warnings, advisories & bulletins.
Current Storm Information
Time/Date: 12:00 PM PST Mon Nov 30 2009
Location of Eye: 19.5º N Lat 139.2º E Lon
Distance 1: 630 km (340 nm) SSW of Iwo To
Distance 2: 440 km (238 nm) East of P.A.R.
Distance 3: 1,780 km (963 nm) ENE of Extreme N.Luzon, PH
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 185 kph (100 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 230 kph (125 kts)
6-hr Rain Amounts (near the center): 250 mm [Heavy]
Minimum Central Pressure: 956 millibars (hPa)
Saffir-Simpson Typhoon Scale: Category 3
Present Movement: Quasi-Stationary
Towards: Western Pacific Ocean
Size (in Diameter): 760 km (410 nm) / Large
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 35 ft (10.6 m)
Coastal Storm Surge Height: 9-12 feet [2.7-3.9 m]
Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 8 AM PST Mon Nov 30
+ Forecast Outlook: NIDA is expected to drift very slowly West to WNW and continues to weaken within the next 2 days. The 3 to 5-day Long-Range Forecast shows the system just a Tropical Storm as strong upper-level winds (Vertical Wind Shear) and cold dry air from the surge of NE Monsoon (Amihan) affects the system Thursday morning (8AM Dec 03: 20.6N 136.2E). NIDA will rapidly dissipate along the NE portion of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) while moving WSW slowly on Friday until Saturday (8AM Dec 04: 20.3N 135.4E...8AM Dec 05: 19.9N 134.7E). Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, so a turn to the left or right of its future track and other possibilities must be considered.
+ Effects & Hazards: NIDA is not affecting any major islands at this time. 6-hr total rainfall amounts of 5 up to 150 mm (light to moderate rain) can be expected along the outer and inner bands...with isolated amounts of 250 mm (heavy rain) near the center or EyeWall of Nida. Click here to view the latest NOAA's eTRaP graphic on the storm's rainfall amount.
+ Current NE Monsoon Intensity: MODERATE
[Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook, effects, current monsoon intensity, & tropical cyclone watch changes every 6 to 12 hrs!]
External Links for TY NIDA (27W)
View NOAA-CIRA's Latest Wind Analysis
JTWC Latest Tracking Chart: wp2609.gif
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 5-days Ahead
NASA-JAXA TMI Page: Latest Rainrate 01
EORC-JAXA TRMM Page: Latest Rainrate 02
Zoomed Satellite Pic: NOAA's Near Real-Time
Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop
JTWC (US NAVY / AIR FORCE) 12, 24, 48 & 72 HR. FORECAST & REMARKS:
8 PM (12 GMT) 30 NOVEMBER: 19.7N 138.7E / 165-205 KPH (TY-Cat 2) / WNW @ 07 KPH
8 AM (00 GMT) 01 DECEMBER: 20.0N 138.0E / 150-185 KPH (TY-Cat 1) / NW @ 05 KPH
8 AM (00 GMT) 02 DECEMBER: 20.6N 137.0E / 100-130 KPH (TS) / W @ 04 KPH8 AM (00 GMT) 03 DECEMBER: 20.6N 136.2E / 75-95 KPH (TS) / WSW @ 04 KPH
REMARKS: 8 AM (00 GMT) MON 30 NOVEMBER POSITION: 19.5N 139.3E.
*ANIMATED MULTISPECTRAL SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTS
WEAKENING CONVECTION OVER ALL QUADRANTS WITH A RAGGED 50NM EYE. TY
26W HAS, IN FACT, REMAINED QS OVER THE PAST 36 HOURS AND IS LIKELY
WEAKENING DUE TO A COMBINATION OF DRY AIR ENTRAINMENT (DAE) AND COLD
WATER UPWELLING. THE TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER (TPW) PRODUCTS
INDICATE DRY AIR ADVECTION JUST WEST OF THE SYSTEM WITH A WEDGE OF
DRY AIR (25-40MM) WRAPPING INTO THE NORTHEAST QUADRANT...(more)
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/)LATEST 6 HR. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS / ENSEMBLE TROPICAL RAINFALL POTENTIAL (eTRaP):
> Image source: NOAA Satellite & Information Service (http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/etrap.html)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________NOTE:^ - JTWC commentary remarks (for Meteorologists) from their latest warning.__________________________________________________________________________________________
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