Western Pacific Tropical Update – 28 March 2017

Bottom Line Up Front: Tropical disturbance bring showers across Micronesia Active Storms: None 5-Day Tropical Discussion: An area of convergence persists across eastern Yap state this evening, spreading periods of heavy rainfall, mainly south of the Caroline Islands.  This area will be monitored over the next 5 days as it slowly moves westward.  It should largely […]

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Western Pacific Tropical Update – 27 March 2017

Bottom Line Up Front: ITCZ bringing heavy showers across portions of Micronesia Active Storms: None 5-Day Tropical Discussion: A weak trough is moving out of Chuuk state of Micronesia this evening, spreading periods of heavy rainfall.  This area will be monitored over the next 5 days as it slowly moves westward.  Moisture and convection is expected […]

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LAST TRACKS, WEEKEND JAPAN SNOW FORECAST

We are starting to near the end of the ski season in Japan, its not quite over yet though. Many resorts across Honshu are still boasting a 200cm base with parts of Hokkaido including Kiroro claiming a base over 400cm. That means there are still plenty of tracks to be found! This weekends outlook I […]

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JAPAN DRIFT ICE MAKES IT TO THE PACIFIC COAST

The drift ice around Hokkaido has been rather intense this year. It showed up over a week earlier than average in the Wakkanai region and has continued to dominate the northern Coastline of Hokkaido ever since. Just last week eight fishing vessels became trapped in the ice according to the Asahi Shimbum.  The strong ice […]

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JAPAN ENHANCED TORNADO FUJITA SCALE CREATED

  This whole topic is very interesting so if you want to find Additional Information it can be found here from the AMS.  

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Tropical Blob Watch? Might cool temperatures down in the Philippines

A southern Philippine blob watch is in place, what I mean by that is by the end of the week we could see a weak low pressure area blow up and bring some heavy rains to the Visayas / Mindanao area.  This could be a relief though for some of the areas looking at increasing […]

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