Monday, July 25, 2011

Tropical Depression 11W Update #1 [NEW]

Note: For the latest update on Tropical Depression 10W or Juaning, please refer to our other text update.

A newly-formed Tropical Depression was spotted in the Western Pacific today. TD 11W, was last located approximately 800km south southeast of Guam. Maximum sustained winds are at 55kph gusting to 80kph. TD 11W is moving west northwestward at 10kph.

Latest IR and Microwave images depict improving organization, especially on the lower levels. TD 11W is forecast to slowly strengthen, possibly becoming a tropical storm tonight. It will then track south of Guam by Wednesday and move north of Yap by Thursday.

Based on the latest computer models, TD 11W is not expected to impact the Philippines.

Please stay tuned for our 3pm update for our forecast track regarding 11W.
Issued (22 UTC) 6am PhT 072611

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