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Developing Typhoon Chan-hom Westpacwx Tuesday Tropical Outlook

The tropics continue to fire up today with several areas of low pressure forming along the monsoon trough in the western pacific. The main topic is a Tropical Depression East of Chuuk though which as the high risk of becoming a strong typhoon through early to mid next week. Todays video update we break down what is going on with the low and what we can expect to occur as we ...

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Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information - The Low Down on the Lows

Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information The Low Down on the Lows Good Tuesday Morning ** June 30, 2015 ** 3am The monsoonal trough just north of the equatorial line continues producing clouds, rain, and possible more Low Pressure Areas. Tropical disturbance (circled in yellow above), is being referred to as Invest 94W, which remains active in the NW Pacific…located approximately 345 NM south-southeast of Guam Global weather models indicate possible weak development. The potential ...

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EarthWinds surface wind analysis 062915, 1700PST

June 29, 2015...turmoil in the tropics continues...

94W (LOW) and 95W (MEDIUM) INVEST systems are still out there. JTWC says they will likely develop, but aren't certain of the particular development details of either system. As shown in the graphic, a long monsoon trough is present near 10N latitude across the majority of the NWPAC. Several primary low pressure areas are embedded within the trough. Winds are converging in the area along the trough, and the systems are ...

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Tropics Heating Up, A Tropical Westpacwx Look Ahead

After a short lull in the western pacific tropical season we are starting to get back in to a active tropical period which will likely hold several back to back tropical storms or typhoons through July.   This comes on the heals of the early record breaking season we seen from early in the year through May with June being the only month with relatively no tropical activity outside of Tropical Storm ...

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Storms, Drought, Floods and Tropical Outlook

Drought, Storms, Floods and the tropics are heating up. That in short describes the smorgasbord of weather we are seeing across East Asia today. North   Following a weekend of heavy rainfall in parts of Japan the instability that dominated the country has now moved out leaving dry and calmer weather in its wake.   The heaviest rainfall took place in Iwate Prefecture this past weekend were strong thunderstorms erupted dropping over 300mm of total ...

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Northern Japan Residents Observe the Aurora

The sun became very active this past week firing off blast of Plasma directly at the earth over the weekend. The end result of this when it hits the earth is the site we know of as Auroras, this specific event was unusual due to its intensity though. Auroras were seen as far south as the Central US in North American and the UK in Europe. In Hokkaido Japan even people…

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Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information – Solstice Education Part 1

  Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information Solstice Education Part 1 SOLSTICE A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year as the Sun reaches its highest or lowest excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere. The solstices, together with the equinoxes, are connected with the seasons. In many cultures the solstices mark either the beginning or the midpoint of winter and summer. The…

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Massive Tornado Swirls Through North East China

Video of what looks to be a massive Tornado has surface from CCTV out of North East China in Tongyu County, Jilin Province. According to reports from CCTV the tornado flattened several buildings and overturned a bus. There has been no reports of injuries. At the time of this video there was a cold front in the area that could have been capable of producing a tornado. Plus a large…

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Massive Eruption at KUCHINOERABUJIMA Japan

  A massive eruption occurred at 0958AM on the island of KUCHINOERABUJIMA covering the entire island in Ash and sending a flow of hot ash all the way to the coast on the small island with 130 inhabitants. The pyroclastic flow reached all the way to the famous beaches on the island on the North West Coastline where the eruption was directed. Most of the areas hit by these flows are…

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