Aug 7, 2017

TSR Storm Alert - Typhoon NORU

NW Pacific: Storm Alert issued at 7 Aug, 2017 0:00 GMT

Typhoon NORU is currently located near 33.2 N 134.0 E with maximum 1-min sustained winds of 65 kts (75 mph). NORU is a category 1 storm on the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. NORU is forecast to affect land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):


Red Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
    Japan
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 100% currently
        probability for TS is 100% currently
Red Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Tokushima (34.1 N, 134.6 E)
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 75% within 12 hours
        probability for TS is 100% currently
    Osaka (34.6 N, 135.5 E)
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 45% within 12 hours
        probability for TS is 95% within 12 hours

Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Obama (35.4 N, 135.8 E)
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 15% within 12 hours
        probability for TS is 95% within 12 hours
    Shiono-misaki (33.5 N, 135.8 E)
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 15% within 12 hours
        probability for TS is 95% within 12 hours
    Nagoya (35.2 N, 136.9 E)
        probability for TS is 90% in about 24 hours
    Hiroshima (34.4 N, 132.4 E)
        probability for TS is 65% currently
    Kanazawa (36.8 N, 136.8 E)
        probability for TS is 60% in about 24 hours
    Shizuoka (35.0 N, 138.5 E)
        probability for TS is 55% in about 24 hours

Note that
    Red Alert (Severe) is CAT 1 or above to between 31% and 100% probability.
    Yellow Alert (Elevated) is CAT 1 or above to between 10% and 30% probability, or TS to above 50% probability.
    CAT 1 means Typhoon strength winds of at least 74 mph, 119 km/h or 64 knots 1-min sustained.
    TS means Tropical Storm strength winds of at least 39 mph, 63 km/h or 34 knots 1-min sustained.

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