Friday, August 6, 2010

Tropical Update

A monsoon gyre has persisted around the area for more than a week which resulted into numerous convections flaring up, as well as the strengthening of the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat); let's also not forget the "pseudostorm" that is Domeng.

A Tropical Disturbance has also began to emerge northeast of Luzon. It is almost stationary at the moment and is trying to organize and strengthen. Numerous forecast models predict that a tropical storm could form out of this system in the next 24-36 hours. Possible track at the moment would be to the north, away from the Philippines.
Issued (530z) 130pm PST 080710

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