Sunday, September 19, 2010

Typhoon Fanapi Update #14

Typhoon Fanapi has exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility. The system was last located approximately 300km west southwest of Taipei, Taiwan. Maximum sustained winds continue to decrease--now at 120kph. Fanapi is moving westward at 20kph.

It is forecast to continue moving west, across the Taiwan Strait. Fanapi might regain a little bit of strength as it moves over the waters. Fanapi is forecast to make landfall near Shantou Monday morning as a minimal typhoon and will then rapidly weaken as it tracks inland.

Issued (18 UTC) 2am PST 092010

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