SW Pacific: Storm Alert issued at 11 Feb, 2018 12:00 GMT
Tropical Cyclone GITA is currently located near 21.4 S 170.2 W with maximum 1-min sustained winds of 90 kts (104 mph). GITA is a category 2 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):
Red Alert City(s) and Town(s)
Nuku' alofa (21.1 S, 175.2 W)
probability for CAT 1 or above is 70% in about 24 hours
probability for TS is 100% in about 24 hours
Yellow Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
probability for CAT 1 or above is 20% in about 72 hours
probability for TS is 65% in about 48 hours
Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)
Alofi (19.0 S, 169.9 W)
probability for TS is 65% currently
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 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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