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Daily weather brief – Wednesday, January 11, 2017

NWPAC outlook, 11 JAN

NWPAC outlook, 11 JAN



NORTH

Frigid air remains over the entirety of the north region as high pressure builds in behind the latest push of Siberian air. Temperatures in the north are at rock-bottom levels, while to the south and east, it’s a little warmer, but no one will see a high above 10C (50F) today. With the air stagnation present, air quality will once again approach dangerous levels across Beijing this afternoon. The stalled tail-end of the most recent frontal system will bring about cloudy skies over eastern China, while the rest of the region enjoys a day filled with sunshine and a few scattered clouds.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Ulaanbaatar

-18

-27 0 -17

Mostly fair

Vladivostok

-11

-24 12 -11

Partly cloudy

Beijing

6

-6 43 21

Partly cloudy

Seoul

2

-3 36 27

Mostly fair

Tokyo

8

0 46 32

Mostly fair

Shanghai

9

5 48 41

Mostly cloudy

 

CENTRAL

The aforementioned stalled cold front will bring a good chance for clouds and scattered showers over the Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan today, and a weak impulse of energy and moisture streaming in from the southwest will help generate showers over the higher terrain of south-central China this afternoon and will stir up plenty of rainfall over southern China and northern Indochina. Temperatures across the region will be generally mild, with the warmest readings over the southern provinces of China.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Kunming

16

8 61 46

Scattered showers likely

Hong Kong

23

18 73 64

Partly cloudy

Taipei

21

17 70 63

Scattered showers likely

Naha

19

17 66 63

Mostly cloudy

Hanoi

23

16 73 61

Periods of rain

 

SOUTH

The remnants of TD01W continue to spin about to the immediate southwest of the Philippines and are combining with the strong seasonal monsoonal flow to help bring rainfall to the northern Philippines.  Drier air remains over central and southern Indochina, keeping the clouds to a minimum and allowing for very warm afternoon temperatures under plentiful sunshine. To the south, tropical moisture remains locked in, and with the heating of the afternoon sun, could help generate a few scattered thunderstorms over these areas.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Siem Reap

33

22 91 72

Partly cloudy

Ho Chi Minh

32

23 90 73

Partly cloudy

Manila

28

24 82 75

Periods of rain

Davao City

31

23 88 73

Scattered showers possible

Brunei

32

24 90 75

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Singapore

32

25 90 77

Thunderstorms possible

 

TROPICS

The remnants of TD01W look to be recovering a bit to the southwest of the Philippines, while 97W INVEST doesn’t look too good this morning…

TAAG, 11 JAN

TAAG, 11 JAN



The remnant low pressure trough from what was TD01W appears to be getting its act back together a bit over the Palawan Island group of the southwestern Philippines. This system is projected to remain weak as it gets caught up in the strong flow of the seasonal northeast monsoon, getting pushed down towards southern Vietnam in the coming days. 97W INVEST remains weak, and is not looking as healthy as it was yesterday. Long-range forecasts keep this system very weak as it takes a path very similar to the one 01W followed, ringing rainfall into the southern and central Philippines later this week.

01W/97W-full-11 JAN

01W/97W-full-11 JAN



Elsewhere across the tropics, showers and thunderstorms will be more plentiful in western Micronesia, care of 97W INVEST, while some scattered pockets of instability will ring a chance of rain to eastern Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. Continental air intrusion will also kick up a few showers over Wake Island, while high pressure keeps the skies mostly clear over the Mariana Islands. For more information on the tropics, please refer to the “Western Pacific Tropical Update” by meteorologist Mike Adcock on this website.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Guam

29

25 84 77

Mostly fair

Yap

29

26 84 79

Thunderstorms likely

Palau

28

26 82 79

Thunderstorms likely

Chuuk

30

26 86 79

Partly cloudy

Pohnpei

29

26 84 79

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Majuro

28

27 82 81

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Wake

27

23 81 73

Scattered showers possible

 

Have a wacky Wednesday!

Courtesy: CIMSS, Tropical Tidbits, JMA, JTWC, Intellicast, WUnderground.com, N.R.L., RAMMB-NOAA

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Daily weather brief – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

NWPAC outlook, 10 JAN

NWPAC outlook, 10 JAN



NORTH

Bone-chilling cold has settled in over the northern half of the north region as a new Siberian surge moves through the region. Temperatures region-wide will be frigid, with eastern China and Japan seeing the warmest readings as highs struggle to reach double-digits. The saving grace will be that, aside from sea-effect snow along the western prefectures and higher terrain of the Japanese archipelago, most locations will see just some scattered clouds and plenty of sunshine.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions
Ulaanbaatar -17 -28 1 -18 Mostly fair
Vladivostok -11 -22 12 -8 Partly cloudy
Beijing 3 -7 37 19 Partly cloudy
Seoul 2 -8 36 18 Partly cloudy
Tokyo 11 2 52 36 Partly cloudy
Shanghai 9 5 48 41 Partly cloudy

 

CENTRAL 

High pressure to the north associated with the latest cold air surge from Siberia will start to build into the central region over the next 48 hours, helping to lower temperatures across the region. Clouds and showers will continue across offshore locations in the region, and some heavier rain is likely over southern China and northern Indochina as moisture streams in from the southwest. Temperatures will be seasonably mild across the region, with readings in the upper teens (low-60’s F) to low 20’s (low 70’s F).

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions
Kunming 17 8 63 46 Partly cloudy
Hong Kong 22 19 72 66 Mostly fair
Taipei 20 17 68 63 Scattered showers possible
Naha 19 16 66 61 Mostly cloudy
Hanoi 24 21 75 70 Periods of rain

 

SOUTH

Drier air will allow plenty of sunshine to beam down on south and central Indochina today, helping temperatures rise to above-average levels across the peninsula. The sheared-off remnants of TD01W will wash out over the northern half of the Philippines today, while more southerly locales bask in the humid, tropical air and pick up some showers and scattered thunderstorms at the peak of afternoon heating.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions
Siem Reap 34 22 93 72 Partly cloudy
Ho Chi Minh 33 23 91 73 Partly cloudy
Manila 27 24 81 75 Periods of rain
Davao City 31 23 88 73 Scattered thunderstorms likely
Brunei 32 24 90 75 Scattered thunderstorms likely
Singapore 32 26 90 79 Thunderstorms possible

 

TROPICS

As TD01W washes out over the Philippines, attention turns to the newly-designated 97W INVEST to the east…

TAAG. 10 JAN

TAAG. 10 JAN



Tropical depression 01W has been sheared apart as it passed over the Philippines this weekend, with remnant moisture from the now-defunct system washing out over the central and northern half of the Philippine archipelago. A new disturbance has now cropped up to the east in the form of 97W INVEST, and long-range forecast models show little development of this system as it tracks in a very similar fashion as the previous system.

97W. 10 JAN

97W. 10 JAN



Elsewhere across the region, plentiful moisture will combine with the warm sunshine to bring about a good chance for showers and scattered thunderstorms across much of the region, especially in western Micronesia where 97W INVEST is located. For more on the tropics, please refer to the “Western Pacific Tropical Update” by meteorologist Mike Adcock on this website.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions
Guam 30 25 86 77 Scattered thunderstorms possible
Yap 29 25 84 77 Thunderstorms likely
Palau 29 25 84 77 Scattered thunderstorms likely
Chuuk 30 27 86 81 Scattered thunderstorms possible
Pohnpei 29 26 84 79 Scattered thunderstorms possible
Majuro

29

26 84 79

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Wake

28

25 82 77

Mostly fair

 

Have a tubular Tuesday!

Courtesy: CIMSS, Tropical Tidbits, JMA, JTWC, Intellicast, WUnderground.com, N.R.L., RAMMB-NOAA

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Daily weather brief – Monday, January 9, 2017

NWPAC outlook, 09 JAN

NWPAC outlook, 09 JAN



NORTH

A new shot of Siberian air is making its way through the northern reaches of the north region as we kick off the new work week, as high pressure dominates the remainder of the region. One storm system is exiting the Japanese archipelago out into the Pacific, ushering is some cooler air for the Land of the Rising Sun, and the second, much colder, air mass is behind a frontal system draped over southeastern Russia and northern China. Snow showers accompany the coldest air over Mongolia and northern China, while showers will fall over central and northern Japan as that storm system continues to push offshore. Temperatures will be brutally cold across the northern tier of the region, and quite cold to the south and east as well, as winter gets a firm hold over continental east Asia.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Ulaanbaatar

-18

-31 0 -24

Snow showers likely

Vladivostok

-4

-19 25 -2

Partly cloudy

Beijing

3

-5 37 23

Mostly fair

Seoul

4

-7 39 19

Partly cloudy

Tokyo

13

5 55 41

Scattered showers likely

Shanghai

8

3 46 37

Mostly cloudy

 

CENTRAL

Moisture streaming in from the west will bring a good chance for showers to offshore locations of the central region as the tail end of a cold front and related storm system to the north pulls away slowly. Temperatures have cooled slightly over last week’s readings, leaving behind a mild and comfortable weather scenario for much of the region.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Kunming

16

5 61 41

Mostly fair

Hong Kong

23

18 73 64

Partly cloudy

Taipei

18

16 64 61

Scattered showers possible

Naha

21

17 70 63

Scattered showers possible

Hanoi

25

21 77 70

Mostly cloudy

 

SOUTH

Residents of the central Philippines are dealing with a weak tropical depression as it moves slowly over the archipelago today. In the meantime, drier air dominates the northern half of the country as well as much of southern and central Indochina. More southerly locales will see tropical moisture remain in place, which gets a lift from the warm afternoon sunshine to help spawn a few showers and thunderstorms over these areas.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Siem Reap

33

22 91 72

Partly cloudy

Ho Chi Minh

33

23 91 73

Partly cloudy

Manila

31

24 88 75

Partly cloudy

Davao City

31

24 88 75

Scattered thunderstorms likely

Brunei

32

24 90 75

Mostly cloudy

Singapore

33

26 91 79

Thunderstorms possible

 

TROPICS

Tropical depression 01W continues to dump rain over the central Philippines as the remainder of the region stays quiet…

TAAG, 09 JAN

TAAG, 09 JAN



Tropical depression 01w, also named “Auring” by the Philippines’ state weather agency PAGASA, has been moving slowly across the archipelago over the weekend, dumping heavy rain over much of the nation’s central and southern provinces. This system is expected to continue to weaken as it tracks to the west and into the South China Sea over the next 24 hours.

TD01W, full, 09 JAN

TD01W, full, 09 JAN



Elsewhere across the region, widespread instability, brought on mostly by incursions of continental air from the north, will help lift up some showers and thunderstorms over much of the region today, as the depressed I.T.C.Z. (Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone) undulates weakly far to the south. For more on the tropics, please refer to the “Western Pacific Tropical Update” by meteorologist Mike Adcock on this website.

City

High/Low

C

High/Low

F

Conditions

Guam

30

24 86 75

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Yap

29

26 84 79

Partly cloudy

Palau

29

26 84 79

Thunderstorms possible

Chuuk

28

26 82 79

Thunderstorms possible

Pohnpei

30

25 86 77

Thunderstorms possible

Majuro

29

27 84 81

Thunderstorms possible

Wake

26

24 79 75

Scattered showers possible

 

Have a marvelous Monday!

Courtesy: CIMSS, Tropical Tidbits, JMA, JTWC, Intellicast, WUnderground.com, N.R.L., RAMMB-NOAA

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