Super Typhoon Hagibis: TS to Cat5 in 24H! New record for fastest intensification. Could hit Fukushima, Japan. 915Mb NOW

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Japan Meteorological Agency
Tropical Cyclone Advisory #21 – 21:00 PM JST October 7 2019
nearby Northern Mariana islands (Anatahan)

At 12:00 PM UTC, Typhoon Hagibis (915 hPa) located at 16.1N 146.6E has 10 minute sustained winds of 105 knots with gusts of 150 knots. The cyclone is reported as moving west northwest at 15 knots.

Storm Force Winds
100 nm from the center

Gale Force Winds
350 nm from the center in the eastern quadrant
240 nm from the center in the western quadrant

Dvorak Intensity: T6.5-

Forecast and Intensity
24 HRS: 18.4N 141.9E – 115 knots (CAT 5/Intense Typhoon) West of Northern Mariana Islands
48 HRS: 20.9N 139.5E – 105 knots (CAT 5/Intense Typhoon) Sea South of Japan
72 HRS: 24.2N 137.4E – 100 knots (CAT 4/Very Strong Typhoon) Sea South of Japan

h/t Luisport


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