Feb 15, 2018

TSR Storm Alert - Intense Tropical Cyclone GITA

SW Pacific: Storm Alert issued at 15 Feb, 2018 12:00 GMT

Intense Tropical Cyclone GITA is currently located near 22.3 S 172.2 E with maximum 1-min sustained winds of 100 kts (115 mph). GITA is a category 3 storm on the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. GITA is forecast to affect land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):

Yellow Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
    New Caledonia
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 10% in about 24 hours
        probability for TS is 85% in about 24 hours
Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Tadine (21.5 S, 167.9 E)
        probability for TS is 60% in about 24 hours
    Noum'ea (22.2 S, 166.5 E)
        probability for TS is 55% in about 36 hours

Note that
    Yellow Alert (Elevated) is CAT 1 or above to between 10% and 30% probability, or TS to above 50% probability.
    CAT 1 means Tropical Cyclone 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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