Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.
 

Typhoon KONG-REY (01W) - Update #08

Expand Messages
  • Typhoon2000.com (Michael V. Padua)
    ... Typhoon2000 STORM UPDATE #008 Name: TYPHOON KONG-REY [01W/0701] Issued: 7:00 PM MANILA TIME (11:00 GMT) WED 04 APRIL 2007 Next Update: 7:00 AM (23:00 GMT)
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 4, 2007

      Typhoon2000 STORM UPDATE #008 
      Name: TYPHOON KONG-REY [01W/0701] 
      Issued: 7:00 PM MANILA TIME (11:00 GMT) WED 04 APRIL 2007
      Next Update: 7:00 AM (23:00 GMT) THU 05 APRIL 2007
      Source: JTWC TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING #016
      _______________________________________________________________________
       
       
      TYPHOON KONG-REY (01W) WEAKENING RAPIDLY AS IT ACCELERATES
      TOWARDS THE NORTH-NORTHEAST
      .

      + FORECAST OUTLOOK: KONG-REY is expected to continue moving
      NNE to NE'ly within the next 12 to 24 hours & shall be ab-
      sorbed into the prevailing Westerlies to the North and di-
      ssipate tomorrow evening (Apr 5)


      + EFFECTS: KONG-REY's outer bands is no longer affecting the
      northernmost Mariana Islands. The core of Kong-Rey (eye+eye-
      wall) had passed to the north of Saipan, between 7-8 AM HK
      time yesterday morning (Apr 3). Coastal Storm Surge flooding
      of 4 to 5 feet above normal tide levels...along with large
      and dangerous battering waves can be expected near and to
      the north of Kong-Rey's projected path
      .

      + CURRENT MONSOON INTENSITY: N/A.

      Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast
      outlook, effects & current monsoon intensity, and tropical
      cyclone watch changes every 06 to 12 hours!

      _______________________________________________________________________

      TIME/DATE: 5:00 PM MANILA TIME (09:00 GMT) 04 APRIL
      LOCATION OF EYE: LATITUDE 21.7º N...LONGITUDE 145.8º E
      DISTANCE 1: 725 KM (390 NM) NORTH OF SAIPAN, CNMI
      DISTANCE 2: 930 KM (503 NM) NNE OF HAGATNA, GUAM
      DISTANCE 3: 2,470 KM (1,335 NM) ENE OF BATANES, PH
      MAX SUSTAINED WINDS [1-MIN AVG]: 120 KM/HR (65 KTS)
      PEAK WIND GUSTS: 150 KM/HR (80 KTS)
      SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE: CATEGORY 1
      MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE (est.): 976 MILLIBARS (hPa)
      RECENT MOVEMENT: NNE @ 30 KM/HR (16 KTS)
      GENERAL DIRECTION: NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
      STORM'S SIZE (IN DIAMETER): 665 KM (360 NM)/AVG-LARGE
      MAX WAVE HEIGHT**: 23 FEET (7.0 METERS)
      VIEW TRACKING MAP: 2 PM PST WED APRIL 04
      TSR WIND PROBABILITIESCURRENT TO 36 HRS LEAD
        
      PHILIPPINE STORM SIGNALS*: N/A
                 
      12 & 24 HR. FORECAST:
      2 AM (18 GMT) 05 APR: 23.6N 147.5E / 100-130 KPH / NE @ 31 KPH
      2 PM (06 GMT) 05 APR: 25.5N 150.7E / 75-95 KPH / ENE @ 38 KPH

      REMARKS: 2 PM (06 GMT) 04 APRIL POSITION: 21.1N 145.2E.
      ^
      ANIMATED MULTISPECTRAL SATELLITE IMAGERY AND A SSMIS IMAGE
      INDICATE RAPID WEAKENING OF CORE CONVECTION OVER THE PAST 06
      HOURS WITH MAJORITY OF CONVECTION SHEARED NORTH AND NORTHEAST
      OF THE CENTER..
      .(more info)

      >> KONG-REY
      {pronounced: tra~mee}, meaning: Pretty girl in Khmer 
         legend / The name of mountain. Name contributed by: Cambodia.


      _______________________________________________________________________
      _______________________________________________________________________


      RECENT TRACKING CHART:


      _______________________________________________________________________________________

       
      RECENT MTSAT-1R SATELLITE IMAGE:


      > Image source:  Digital-Typhoon.org (Nat'l. Institute of Informatics) (http://www.digital-typhoon.org)
      __________________________________________________________________________________________

      NOTES:
       
        ^ - JTWC commentary remarks (for Meteorologists) from their 
            latest warning.
       
        * - Based on PAGASA's Philippine Storm Warning Signals, 
            # 4 being the highest. Red letters indicate new areas 
            being hoisted.
      For more explanations on these signals, 
            visit:
      http://www.typhoon2000.ph/signals.htm

       ** - Based on the Tropical Cyclone's Wave Height near 
            its center.

      __________________________________________________________________________________________

      >>
      To know the meteorological terminologies and acronyms 
         used on this update visit the ff:

          http://typhoon2000.ph/tcterm.htm  
          http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutgloss.shtml
          http://www.srh.noaa.gov/oun/severewx/glossary.php
          http://www.srh.weather.gov/fwd/glossarynation.html
          http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/acronyms.shtml
      __________________________________________________________________________________________

      :: Typhoon2000. com (T2K) Mobile
      >>
       
      Powered by: href="http://www.synermaxx.com/">Synermaxx
      Receive the latest storm updates directly to your mobile phones! To know more:
      Send T2K HELP to: 2800
      (GLOBE & TM) | 216 (SMART & TNT) | 2288 (SUN) 
      Note: Globe & Smart charges P2.50 per message, while Sun at P2.00.
      __________________________________________________________________________________________

      For the complete details on TY KONG-REY (01W)...go visit
      our website @:

      >
      href="http://www.typhoon2000.com/">http://www.typhoon2000.com
      href="http://www.maybagyo.com/">http://www.maybagyo.com

      :: Kindly view our site's disclaimer at: 
         
      http://www.typhoon2000.ph/disclaimer.htm


    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.