TS CHANTHU (CALOY) - Update #15
for Friday, 23 July 2010 [6:34 AM PhT]
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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Fri July 23 2010):
Currently issuing 6-hrly web advisiories (except 12 AM HKT) on TS CHANTHU (CALOY).
CHANTHU (CALOY) MAX WIND SPEED PER AGENCY:
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 65 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 70 km/hr
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 95 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 65 kph
TROPICAL STORM CHANTHU [CALOY/04W/1003]
T2K EMAIL ADVISORY NUMBER 015
6:00 AM PhT (22:00 GMT) Fri 23 July 2010
Source: T2K Analysis/JTWC Fix
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2010)
CHANTHU (CALOY) rapidly dissipating along the mountains of Guangxi Province...just barely a Tropical Storm.
*Residents and visitors along Guangxi & Western Guangdong should closely monitor the progress of CHANTHU.
*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: 6:00 AM PhT Fri Jul 23 2010
Location of Center: 23.0º N Lat 108.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 280 km (150 nm) NW of Zhanjiang, China
Distance 2: 355 km (190 nm) NE of Hanoi, Vietnam
Distance 3: 520 km (280 nm) WNW of Macau
Distance 4: 590 km (320 nm) WNW of Hong Kong
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 65 kph (35 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 85 kph (45 kts)
6-hr Rain Amounts (near the center): 230 mm [Heavy]
Minimum Central Pressure: 997 millibars (hPa)
Saffir-Simpson Typhoon Scale: Tropical Storm
Present Movement: NW @ 22 kph (12 kts)
Towards: Guangxi Province (China)
Size (in Diameter): 295 km (160 nm) / Small
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): N/A
Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0 feet [0 m]
Latest JMA Track (for Public): 5 AM PhT Fri Jul 23
+ Forecast Outlook: CHANTHU is expected to continue to dissipate along Guangxi Province today. Complete dissipation expected later today. 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: CHANTHU's dissipating circulation will continue to bring moderate to strong winds of up to 70 kph w/ light to moderate rainfall along Guangxi Province. Heavy rains w/ light to moderate winds not more than 40 kph can be expected across portions of Western Guangdong, especially along the coast due to the SW moisture enhanced by this storm. Click here to view the latest NOAA-CIRA's Wind Analysis. 6-hr total rainfall amounts of 5 up to 100 mm (light to moderate rain) can be expected along the outer and inner rainbands...with isolated amounts of up to 230 mm (heavy) situated along the Southern and SW periphery of CHANTHU's center. Click here to view the latest NOAA's eTRaP graphic on the storm's rainfall amount. 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 ITCZ Intensity: STRONG
>> Mostly cloudy skies with scattered to widespread rains w/ strongthunderstorms can be expected along the following affected areas: REST OF THE PHILIPPINES. Possible landslides, mudslides, mudflows (lahars) and life-threatening flash floods are likely to occur along steep mountain/volcanic slopes, river banks, low-lying & flood-prone areas of the affected areas.
[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 TS CHANTHU (CALOY)
View NOAA-CIRA's Latest Wind Analysis
JTWC Latest Tracking Chart: wp0410.gif
Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: Near Real-Time
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 24 hrs 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) REMARKS:REMARKS (for Meteorologists): 8PM (12 GMT) THU 22 JULY POSITION: 21.9N 109.7E._______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
RECENT WUNDERGROUND.COM TRACKING CHART:
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________RECENT MULTI-AGENCY TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACKING CHART: NEW!
RECENT MTSAT-1R "DAY & NIGHT VISION" 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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