SW Pacific: Storm Alert issued at 24 Mar, 2018 0:00 GMT
Tropical Cyclone NORA is currently located near 12.6 S 140.1 E with maximum 1-min sustained winds of 90 kts (104 mph). NORA is a category 2 storm on the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. NORA is forecast to affect land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):
Red Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
probability for CAT 1 or above is 90% within 12 hours
probability for TS is 100% currently
Red Alert City(s) and Town(s)
Edward River (15.0 S, 141.7 E)
probability for CAT 1 or above is 50% in about 24 hours
probability for TS is 90% within 12 hours
Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)
Weipa (12.6 S, 142.0 E)
probability for TS is 95% within 12 hours
Kowanyama (15.8 S, 141.8 E)
probability for CAT 1 or above is 30% in about 36 hours
probability for TS is 65% in about 24 hours
Coen (13.9 S, 143.2 E)
probability for TS is 60% within 12 hours
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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