Chanthu / Kiko Passes near Luzon and then in to Taiwan

Sunrise over Typhoon Chanthu / Kiko shows a beast of a storm off the coast of northeast Luzon. I know it looks spooky but the good news the forecast continues to pull the storm north. To close for comfort though with the outer rain bands though. I do think the outer eye wall will be […]

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Super Typhoon Chanthu / Kiko Nearing NE Luzon and in to Taiwan

#Chanthu / Kiko is still too close for comfort in to Luzon, it is expected to pass north of Cagayan but cone of error remains well over Cagayan. In fact I think the outer eye wall will likely move over Santa Ana and Aparri, so if you know anyone out there ensure they are getting […]

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TROPICS START TO TURN BACK ON

It’s been nearly a month since the last named storm system rolled through the western Pacific, that was Tropical Storm Omais and since then things have been calm. Now we have two areas, one is TD 17W SE of Japan and for the first time in a while though model guidance has been hinting at […]

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Westpacwx Tropical Update

16W has re-emerged from the grave and now has become a zombie storm east of the Philippines. PAGASA has named the storm Isang since it entered the PAR but the storm will not impact the country directly. Those in Okinawa need to watch it closely as it could intensify as it moves in to favorable […]

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Tropical Depression 16W Near Guam Update

Tropical Depression 16W is moving over Guam, radar shows more or less a blob / sheid of showers over the island. The airport has also reported gust near 30kts. I discuss this and the long range forecast in today’s update. Plus be sure to hit the subscribe button on the channel!

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Severe Floods in Japan and Tropical Storm 16W

A lot going on in the western pacific from Tropical Storm 16W north of Chuuk to the severe Floods in Japan. This video wraps most of this up. 16W still has not been named yet but if it does it will be called Omais from JMA, at the time though that likely will not happen […]

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