Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Latest data show Pepeng is now a strong Super Typhoon with winds at around 240kph near the center. It continues to move WNW at around 28kph. It is expected to brush NE Luzon, possibly making a landfall in Cagayan Province. Please note that the track of a storm can quickly change; the area highlighted in light yellow shows the probability of this shift.Expect Storm Signal No. 4 to be posted in the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, and Batanes. The accompanied map shows the expected storm signals raised in each province in the next 24-36hrs. PAGASA may have different data regarding the forecasted track of the storm, therefore the places having storm signals may vary. Also note that Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Catanduanes are already under Signal #1 as per PAGASA's morning weather bulletin (5am PST).Super Typhoon Pepeng will generate high surf and storm surges along the coast. The map below shows the expected increase in wave heights. Low and high tides are NOT factored in so the exact height may vary depending on the time and place.
And lastly, maps showing where the rain is expected to accumulate. Please note that this only shows a 12 hour rainfall accumulation for a certain date. We apologize for this slight mistake and will improve it on our next forecast.

Images and maps courtesy of, Google Earth, Google Maps, and
The forecasts posted here are taken from different sources ranging from other weather bureaus (PAGASA, JTWC, JMA) and forecast models (GFS, CMC, NOGAPS). What is posted above is the consolidation of the differences in forecasts. Accurate as it may seem, it is still best to coordinate with your local government, tune in to your local TV/radio stations.
Maging preparado na sana tayo ngayon at magingat lalo na sa mga naninirahan malapit sa dadaanan ng bagyo.

Para sa mga mas detalyadong impormasyon, punatahan ang at ang website ng PAGASA...
100109 345pm PST

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