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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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Typhoon Malakas Closes in on Japan

Typhoon Malakas at 0300UTC was located 262 NM SSW of Sasebo Japan and was moving ENE at 11 knots with max winds of 105 knots.  Hurricane force winds extend outward 40-45 NM with 50 knot our higher winds extending outward … Continue reading

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Typhoon Malakas nears Taiwan

  Typhoon Malakas continues to approach Taiwan, however, the center is expected to pass about 50-60 NM east of Taipei between 0600-1200 UTC on the 17th with max winds of 110-120 knots.  At that time hurricane force winds will extend … Continue reading

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Typhoon Malakas heading towards Taiwan

Typhoon Malakas over the western North Pacific was moving towards the northwest at 12 knots with max winds of 90 knots. The radius of 50 knots or more winds are 45NM to the southwest and 60 NM to the northeast. … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Meranti Tuesday update

Sept 13th 1800UTC:  Max wind 165 knots with gusts to 200 knots.  Radius of hurricane force winds 50 NM southwest and 70 NM northeast.  Radius 50kt or higher winds: 90NM southwest to 120 NM northeast. Movement 290 degrees at 9 … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Meranti Monday Update

  Super Typhoon Meranti has deepened rapidly over the past 24 hours and now has peak winds of 155 knots with gusts to 190 knots as it moves WNW at about 12 knots. The radius of hurricane force winds extend … Continue reading

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TS Meranti Saturday update

TD 16 has deepened rapidly over the western North Pacific with max winds now at 45 knots and forecasts suggest that Meranti will reach typhoon strength in 24 hours.  Meranti could make landfall on Taiwan about 0600UTC on the 14th … Continue reading

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Significant Typhoon likely over Western North Pacific

TD16 over the western North Pacific, located about 175 NM WNW of Guam has been moving towards the WNW and is forecast to become a tropical storm within 12 hours and a typhoon in 36-48 hours.  This storm could reach … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Nepartak update

Super Typhoon Nepartak at 1200 UTC  was located about 196 NM SSE of Taipei, Taiwan and was moving WNW at 8 knots.  Maximum winds were estimated to be 140 knots.  Typhoon force winds extend outward 45 NM to the southwest … Continue reading

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