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Typhoon Threat to Honshu Japan

A developing Tropical Depression (15W) located about 376 nm southwest of Iwo To, Japan was moving northward at 9 knots with max winds currently about 30 knots but likey close to tropical storm strength. Slow development is anticipated for the … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Maria threatens Taiwan and China

Super Typhoon Maria over the western North Pacific was centered about 369nm S-SW of Iwo To and was moving towards the northwest at 11 knots.  Max winds have reached 130 knots with hurricane force winds extending outward  35-55 nm while 50 … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Prapiroon Update

Tropical Storm Prapiroon, located about 84 NM southwest of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa was nearing typhoon strength with max winds of 60 knots.  Prapiroon was moving N-NW at 11 knots but is forecast to turn more towards the north … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Prapiroon to threaten South Korea

Tropical Storm Prapiroon, located over the western North Pacific has been deepening and moving towards the northwest at abut 5 knots.  Prapiroon currently has max winds of about 45 knots and is forecast to reach typhoon strength during the next … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon possible over western Pacific

Tropical Storm Lan over the western North Pacific about 186 NM northwest of Kyangel was moving slowly towards the northeast with max winds of 55 knots.  Wind shear is low, ocean temperatures are very warm at 30 C to 31 … Continue reading

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Typhoon Tali to intensify over Western North Pacific

Typhoon Tali was located at 2100UTC 12 September, 2017 about 171NM S-SW of Kadena AB on Okinawa and was moving northwest at 12 knots with max winds of 70 knots.  Hurricane force winds extend outward about 30 NM to the … Continue reading

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Typhoon Noru to approach Japan

Typhoon Noru, over the western North Pacific, is moving  towards the N-NW at about 5 knots with max winds estimated at 95 knots. . The large center is in an area of low vertical wind shear and very warm sea … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon bears down on Philippines

Super Typhoon Nook-Ten at 0300 UTC 25 December 2016 was centered 298 NM ESE of Manila, Philippines and was moving westward at 7 knots with max winds of 135 knots with gusts possible to 165 knots. Hurricane force winds extend … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Nock-Ten heads towards Philippines

Super Typhoon Nock-Ten over the western North Pacific now pacing winds of 130 knots as it moves westward toward the Philippines. Max significant sea heights estimated to be up to 43 feet (about 13 meters).

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Yet another Typhoon threatens Taiwan

Typhoon Megi over the western North Pacific at 2100 UTC 24 September 2016 was about 544 NM SSE of Kadena,  Okinawa and was moving WNW at about 12 knots with max winds 75 knots and max significant wave height of … Continue reading

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