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Thursday, September 10, 2009

TSR Storm Alert - Tropical Depression MUJIGAE

Typhoon Mujigae is posed to stike China's Hainan Island within the next 12 hours. As this storm is really still a tropical depression, hopefully any damage will be minimal. Residfnts will have to watch for local flooding and the potential for light to moderate wind damage.

Storm Alert issued at 10 Sep, 2009 18:00 GMT
Tropical Depression MUJIGAE is forecast to strike land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):
Yellow Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
        probability for TS is 70% currently

Green Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Qionghai (19.2 N, 110.5 E)
        probability for TS is 50% currently
    Haikou (20.0 N, 110.4 E)
        probability for TS is 40% within 12 hours

Note that
    Yellow Alert (Elevated) is CAT 1 or above to between 10% and 30% probability, or TS to above 50% probability.
    Green Alert (Low) is TS to between 31% and 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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