Mississippi River flood of 2011 sets all-time flow record, but has crested

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 2:43 PM GMT on May 20, 2011

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The great Mississippi River flood of 2011 crested yesterday and today, and the volume of water being pushed toward the Gulf of Mexico is the largest ever recorded on the Mississippi, said Bob Anderson, a spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers for the Mississippi Valley Division. "It's never been this high; it's never had this much water," he said. "There's just a tremendous amount of strain on these levees." The Mississippi crested yesterday at Vicksburg, Mississippi, reaching 57.06'. This exceeded the previous all-time record of 56.2', set during the great flood of 1927. The river crested at Natchez, Mississippi early this morning, and is now falling. The flood height at Natchez was also the greatest on record--61.91', nearly three feet higher than the previous record height of 58', set in 1937. The opening of the Morganza Spillway on Saturday helped to reduce the flood heights from Vicksburg to New Orleans by 1 - 3 feet, greatly reducing the pressure on the levees and on the critical Old River Control Structure (which, as I discussed last Friday, is America's Achilles' heel, and must be protected.) According the National Weather Service, the Mississippi River is no longer rising anywhere along its length, and the great flood of 2011 has likely seen its peak. Rainfall over the next five days will not be enough to raise the Mississippi River water levels above the crests recorded yesterday and today. While it is great news that the flood has peaked, and the Old River Control Structure and all of the mainline levees on the Mississippi River have held, the fight is not over yet. Water levels will stay high for many weeks, and these structures will take a sustained pounding that could still cause failures. If another incredible heavy rain event like we experienced in mid-April occurs in June, the levee system and Old River Control Structure will threatened. Let's hope we don't have an early season Gulf of Mexico tropical storm that makes landfall over Louisiana. The latest 2-week forecast from the GFS model is not hinting at anything like this, fortunately. It's a good thing (for the sake of the levees) that Louisiana experienced severe drought over the winter and spring--had the water levels been high throughout winter and spring, like occurred in the run-up to the great 1927 flood, the levees would have been soggy and much more vulnerable to failure once the big flood crest hit.


Figure 1. The flow of the Mississippi River past the Old River Control Structure near Simmesport, Louisiana reached its all-time highest volume on record Thursday, when the flow rate hit 2.3 million cubic feet per second (cfs). The flow of Niagara Falls at normal water levels is 100,000 cfs, so the Mississippi's flow was 23 times that of Niagara Falls. Image credit: Army Corps of Engineers.

Recommended reading
My post on the Old River Control Structure, America's Achilles' heel: the Mississippi River Old River Control Structure, is well worth reading, if you haven't done so. I plan on making a follow-up post next week discussing the economic cost of the failure of this critical flood-control structure.

Our weather historian, Christopher C. Burt, has made a very interesting post on the greatest floods to affect each continent.


Figure 2. Track forecast for Tropical Storm Four.

First typhoon of 2011 coming?
In the Northwest Pacific, Tropical Storm Four has formed, and appears poised to become the first typhoon of 2011 by early next week. The storm is expected to head west-northwest or northwest towards the Philippines. While the GFS model predicts Tropical Storm Four will miss the Philippines and recurve northwards towards Japan late next week, it is too early to be confident of this forecast.

Have a great weekend everyone, and I'll be back Monday with a new post.

Jeff Masters

In Bound (minou)
Chances of over-topping Baton Rouge or Port Allen levees are slim to none. Problems with this volume continuing for 2 weeks or longer is the question of whether the levees will stand the test of pressure. Thank goodness we've been in a drought or else the levees would be mushy inside and out! The Hwy. 190 Bridge in the distance was closed the day before this photo due to a run-away barge that struck the base.
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Quoting Jedkins01:


I don't know, its a tricky forecast, the models are in disagreement. I'm pretty sure the forecast for these things have been wrong every time which further doesn't help the forecast confidence either... lol


I bet this will be one big cone of uncertainty.
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Does The Chart have a Doom level?
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We All Doom!!!!
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Quoting KEEPEROFTHEGATE:
we find out in 24 hrs 17 mins


Ya know, they have an app for that.


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Quoting BVI:


Same here in the British Virgin Islands, being raining quite heavilly all day


I wish it stops as is too much because of the many flooding situations that are occuring in PR.You can see my blog and look at the radars and advisories.
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Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
GFS shows the Caribbean very wet by the end of the month and into the first couple of days of June...I believe that is when development will be most likely.

Lord knows we need some rain in BZE. Has not rained since Dec.
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Quoting BVI:


Same here in the British Virgin Islands, being raining quite heavilly all day


Just released:
Late this afternoon, May 20, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) issued a press release stating that the Flash Flood Warning for the BVI has been extended until 6:00 am tomorrow, Saturday May 21.

According to the release, a trough of low pressure will be the dominant weather features affecting skies across the area.

"Cloudy to overcast with showers and isolated thunderstorms tonight and tomorrow some of the showers will be heavy at times," the release stated.

The department is also advising residents to do what is necessary to save life and property.

"If you are in an area prone to flooding, move to a safer location now. If you are already in a safe location remain there until flood waters abate," the DDM stated.
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Quoting Jedkins01:


I don't know, its a tricky forecast, the models are in disagreement. I'm pretty sure the forecast for these things have been wrong every time which further doesn't help the forecast confidence either... lol
Have you done an error squared analysis? That might help.
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Keeper, that is very astute.
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we find out in 24 hrs 17 mins
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245. BVI
Quoting tatoprweather:
Flash flood warnings for esatern PR. Some areas have received up to 6in of rain according to the most recent radar images.


Same here in the British Virgin Islands, being raining quite heavilly all day
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Quoting weaverwxman:
were all doom even the CDC is telling people how to prepare for the onslaught of zombies
only zombies we will see are those that have given everything away based upon this so called event come sunday morning when reality sets in that may give them that zombie look but i reckon its to be a stupid look more than a zombie look
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Hi jed
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Quoting Grothar:
If there is any truth to this Rapture thing, any chance it will hit South Florida?


I don't know, its a tricky forecast, the models are in disagreement. I'm pretty sure the forecast for these things have been wrong every time which further doesn't help the forecast confidence either... lol
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I'll say !!

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Flash flood warnings for esatern PR. Some areas have received up to 6in of rain according to the most recent radar images.
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Complete Update






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Quoting txjac:


It needs to take a HARD turn to the right!


Yep...for sure !!
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Quoting EYEStoSEA:
Wouldn't want to jinx anything by speaking about it....but there is some rain building in Texas...




It needs to take a HARD turn to the right!
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were all doom even the CDC is telling people how to prepare for the onslaught of zombies
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Dont need this, but...anyway

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Wouldn't want to jinx anything by speaking about it....but there is some rain building in Texas...


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Where the heck is MSNBC.
Should be blaming Army Corp of Eng's for the flooding.
Oop's that was the previous guy's fault.

If the New Madrid fault pops tomorrow and redirects
the mighty miss it would still be the other guys
fault.



Link

January 23, 1812, 1500 UTC (9 a.m.); (M ~7.0–7.8[2]) epicenter in the Missouri Bootheel. The meizoseismal area was characterized by general ground warping, ejections, fissuring, severe landslides, and caving of stream banks. Johnson and Schweig attributed this earthquake to a rupture on the New Madrid North Fault. This may have placed strain on the Reelfoot Fault.[3]
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Quoting aspectre:
Occasionally, but not as standard practice as in the NorthAtlantic.
NASA and NOAA have begun testing the GlobalHawk in the NorthPacific a an remote-controlled extreme weather monitor.


Thanks for the answer.
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Quoting sunlinepr:
You will need these coupons.... for real....



All those poor folk in LA can blame the man they
elected..

BHO

Good luck in 2012
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217 Tropicsweatherpr "Do the U.S fly recon to systems in the WPAC? It would be interesting if a plane goes out there from the base in Guam."

Occasionally, but not as standard practice as in the NorthAtlantic. NASA and NOAA have begun joint testing of the GlobalHawk in the NorthPacific as a remote-controlled weather monitor.
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You will need these coupons.... for real....

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Quoting ShenValleyFlyFish:
Folks headed for late night Mass.


Look for Pottery and party down on the beach with Coke, coke and rum. And the exploding blow-up girlie, of course. Makes perfect sence!
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Something I can tell you, that will be a reality this Saturday;
Something you can be sure after tomorow,
one week from now.
One month from now..... :

You will need these coupons, in order to move around....

In order to go and get food for your family....

Most of us will need these coupons....
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and the Christmas Islands
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Quoting TexasGulf:
Well, if I see Aussies screaming and throwing themselves from the Bay Bridge or beating each other senseless... how would I know that wasn't just another Saturday Night in Sidney? Maybe their football team just lost the game or something.

Now, if I saw Aussies suddenly burst into flames.... that is a visual cue. Even I know that they just don't do that, even on the weekends.

Is there something more that would indicate the rapture was occurring though? An image on camera that I would know is just not normal, even by Aussie standards for Saturday night?


If you see them walking around with Budweisers in their hands, that's a good clue. If it's Fosters...all is well.
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Quoting TexasGulf:
Well, if I see Aussies screaming and throwing themselves from the Bay Bridge or beating each other senseless... how would I know that wasn't just another Saturday Night in Sidney? Maybe their football team just lost the game or something.

Now, if I saw Aussies suddenly burst into flames.... that is a visual cue. Even I know that they just don't do that, even on the weekends.

Is there something more that would indicate the rapture was occurring though? An image on camera that I would know is just not normal, even by Aussie standards for Saturday night?
Folks headed for late night Mass.
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Quoting TexasGulf:
When the "rapture" does happen, it might not be 100% destruction. Instead, there might just be a partial collapse of humanity.

I'll be watching an Australian webcam tomorrow morning (6:00pm their time). Is there anything specific I can watch for that would indicate if Australia was completely destroyed vs. just partial destruction? I'm not sure I'd recognize a complete breakdown of Aussie society on camera... unless there is some clue that would make it obvious. Any input?


Tonga will actually be the first in t minus 9hrs 42min.

The current time and date in Tonga is
9:18 AM
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Standard Time +1300 UTC
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This is a statment from James J. Donelon
Commissioner of Insurance off of the
Terrebonne Parish Administration web site.

As the spring flood has moved into Louisiana, I am asking your assistance in communicating with the citizens of Louisiana important information regarding the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Please alert your clients with flood coverage that the NFIP may reimburse residents up to $1000 for preventative measures taken such as sandbags, supplies and labor for property removed to safety. Insured property must be stored in a fully enclosed building and is covered for 45 consecutive days from the date it began being moved there. Residents should keep all receipts in order to receive reimbursement and submit them to their claims adjuster. In preparation of filing a flood insurance claim, residents should have their insurance policy, inventory of their contents, all receipts and photos of damaged items (if possible).

Please feel free to direct individuals with flood insurance questions to the NFIP at 1-866-751-3989 or other insurance questions to the Louisiana Department of Insurance (LDI) at 1-800-259-5300. Thank you for your assistance.

With best wishes and kindest personal regards, I remain
Very truly yours,
/s/ James J. Donelon
Commissioner of Insurance


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Do the U.S fly recon to systems in the WPAC? It would be interesting if a plane goes out there from the base in Guam.
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Well, if I see Aussies screaming and throwing themselves from the Bay Bridge or beating each other senseless... how would I know that wasn't just another Saturday Night in Sidney? Maybe their football team just lost the game or something.

Now, if I saw Aussies suddenly burst into flames.... that is a visual cue. Even I know that they just don't do that, even on the weekends.

Is there something more that would indicate the rapture was occurring though? An image on camera that I would know is just not normal, even by Aussie standards for Saturday night?
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Quoting Levi32:
Notice the surface station right at the surface center(NW of convection) on this satellite loop. The lowest pressure I see is 1006mb, certainly less impressive than the estimated 996mb, and indicative of how weak this system still is despite the impressive convection ball. It remains to be seen whether the system will be able to capitalize on that or not. Right now upper winds are not very favorable.



Yeah, looks can be deceiving. I do not believe it will be strengthening like predicted.
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Notice the surface station right at the surface center(NW of convection) on this satellite loop. The lowest pressure I see is 1006mb, certainly less impressive than the estimated 996mb, and indicative of how weak this system still is despite the impressive convection ball. It remains to be seen whether the system will be able to capitalize on that or not. Right now upper winds are not very favorable.

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Quoting KeysieLife:
LOL, throw in a "help yourself" and what else is there? Might as well get Raptured at that point!

=)
Isn't it always "Rapture" when you "help yourself"?
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TPPN10 PGTW 201816

A. TROPICAL STORM 04W (FOUR)

B. 20/1732Z

C. 9.1N

D. 139.2E

E. FIVE/MTSAT

F. T2.0/2.5/D1.5/24HRS STT: W0.5/06HRS

G. IR/EIR

H. REMARKS: 38A/PBO SBC/ANMTN. .30 WRAP ON LOG10 SPIRAL YIELDS
A 2.0 DT. MET AND PT AGREE. DBO DT.

I. ADDITIONAL POSITIONS: NONE


HATHAWAY
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Quoting TexasGulf:
When the "rapture" does happen, it might not be 100% destruction. Instead, there might just be a partial collapse of humanity.

I'll be watching an Australian webcam tomorrow morning (6:00pm their time). Is there anything specific I can watch for that would indicate if Australia was completely destroyed vs. just partial destruction? I'm not sure I'd recognize a complete breakdown of Aussie society on camera... unless there is some clue that would make it obvious. Any input?
Zombies would be a good indicator. So would a massively large quake. Or you can just look for Harold Camping to conveniently "disappear".
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WDPN31 PGTW 201500
MSGID/GENADMIN/NAVMARFCSTCEN PEARL HARBOR HI/JTWC//
SUBJ/PROGNOSTIC REASONING FOR TROPICAL STORM 04W (FOUR)
WARNING NR 02//
RMKS/
1. FOR METEOROLOGISTS.
2. 12 HOUR SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS.
A. TROPICAL STORM (TS) 04W (FOUR), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 180 NM
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF YAP, HAS TRACKED WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 06 KNOTS
OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. ANIMATED INFRARED SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS
THE SYSTEM HAS QUICKLY CONSOLIDATED AS FORMATIVE BANDS WRAPPED
TIGHTER INTO THE LOW LEVEL CIRCULATION CENTER. THE INITIAL POSITION
IS BASED ON THE ABOVE ANIMATION AND EXTRAPOLATED FROM A 200758Z
WINDSAT SCATTEROMETRY PASS WITH POOR CONFIDENCE. THE INITIAL
INTENSITY IS BASED ON A DVORAK ESTIMATE OF 35 KNOTS FROM PGTW. UPPER
LEVEL ANALYSIS INDICATES THE SYSTEM IS JUST TO THE SOUTH OF A RIDGE
AXIS IN AN AREA OF LOW TO MODERATE VERTICAL WIND SHEAR (VWS) AND
GOOD POLEWARD OUTFLOW. THIS IS ALSO EVIDENT ON ANIMATED WATER VAPOR
IMAGERY. TS 04W IS CURRENTLY TRACKING ALONG THE SOUTHWEST PERIPHERY
OF A LOW- TO MID-LEVEL SUBTROPICAL RIDGE (STR) EAST OF JAPAN.
3. FORECAST REASONING
A. THIS IS THE INITIAL PROGNOSTIC REASONING AND SETS THE FORECAST
PHILOSOPHY.
B. TS 04W IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ALONG THIS TRACK FOR THE ENTIRE
FORECAST PERIOD. AS THE SYSTEM MOVES FURTHER POLEWARD, ENHANCED
OUTFLOW AND LOWER VWS UNDER THE RIDGE AXIS WILL FAVOR GRADUAL
INTENSIFICATION, FUELED BY WARM SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES IN THE
PHILIPPINE SEA. AFTER TAU 48, THE STEERING STR WILL MOVE FURTHER
NORTHEAST CAUSING THE SYSTEM TO TRACK ON A MORE NORTHWESTWARD
TRAJECTORY.
C. TS 04W WILL REACH TYPHOON INTENSITY BY TAU 72. A SECONDARY STR
ANCHORED OVER SOUTHERN JAPAN WILL ASSUME STEERING AND CAUSE THE
SYSTEM TO TRACK MORE WESTWARD. GIVEN THE FAVORABLE CONDITIONS, 04W
WILL CONTINUE TO INTENSIFY, REACHING 90 KNOTS BY END OF FORECAST
PERIOD. THE LIMITED NUMERICAL GUIDANCE IS IN FAIR AGREEMENT WITH
THIS TRACK FORECAST.//
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WTPN51 PGTW 201500
WARNING ATCP MIL 04W NWP 110520131125
2011052012 04W FOUR 002 01 280 06 SATL 060
T000 085N 1410E 035
T012 088N 1401E 045 R034 035 NE QD 030 SE QD 030 SW QD 035 NW QD
T024 091N 1389E 050 R050 020 NE QD 020 SE QD 020 SW QD 020 NW QD R034 065 NE QD 055 SE QD 060 SW QD 065 NW QD
T036 096N 1378E 055 R050 025 NE QD 025 SE QD 025 SW QD 025 NW QD R034 075 NE QD 070 SE QD 070 SW QD 080 NW QD
T048 102N 1369E 060 R050 030 NE QD 030 SE QD 030 SW QD 030 NW QD R034 090 NE QD 080 SE QD 080 SW QD 090 NW QD
T072 118N 1355E 075 R064 025 NE QD 025 SE QD 025 SW QD 025 NW QD R050 050 NE QD 045 SE QD 045 SW QD 050 NW QD R034 115 NE QD 105 SE QD 100 SW QD 110 NW QD
T096 130N 1338E 085
T120 141N 1315E 090
AMP
SUBJ: TROPICAL STORM 04W (FOUR) WARNING NR 002
1. TROPICAL STORM 04W (FOUR) WARNING NR 002
UPGRADED FROM TROPICAL DEPRESSION 04W
01 ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE IN NORTHWESTPAC
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS BASED ON ONE-MINUTE AVERAGE
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
---
WARNING POSITION:
201200Z --- NEAR 8.5N 141.0E
MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 280 DEGREES AT 06 KTS
POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 035 KT, GUSTS 045 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
REPEAT POSIT: 8.5N 141.0E
---
FORECASTS:
12 HRS, VALID AT:
210000Z --- 8.8N 140.1E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 045 KT, GUSTS 055 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 035 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
030 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
030 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
035 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
VECTOR TO 24 HR POSIT: 285 DEG/ 06 KTS
---
24 HRS, VALID AT:
211200Z --- 9.1N 138.9E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 050 KT, GUSTS 065 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
RADIUS OF 050 KT WINDS - 020 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
020 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
020 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
020 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 065 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
055 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
060 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
065 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
VECTOR TO 36 HR POSIT: 295 DEG/ 06 KTS
---
36 HRS, VALID AT:
220000Z --- 9.6N 137.8E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 055 KT, GUSTS 070 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
RADIUS OF 050 KT WINDS - 025 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
025 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
025 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
025 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 075 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
070 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
070 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
080 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
VECTOR TO 48 HR POSIT: 305 DEG/ 05 KTS
---
EXTENDED OUTLOOK:
48 HRS, VALID AT:
221200Z --- 10.2N 136.9E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 060 KT, GUSTS 075 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
RADIUS OF 050 KT WINDS - 030 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
030 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
030 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
030 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 090 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
080 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
080 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
090 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
VECTOR TO 72 HR POSIT: 320 DEG/ 05 KTS
---
72 HRS, VALID AT:
231200Z --- 11.8N 135.5E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 075 KT, GUSTS 090 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
RADIUS OF 064 KT WINDS - 025 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
025 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
025 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
025 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
RADIUS OF 050 KT WINDS - 050 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
045 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
045 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
050 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 115 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
105 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
100 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
110 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
VECTOR TO 96 HR POSIT: 305 DEG/ 05 KTS
---
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK:
NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 250 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 350 NM ON DAY 5... AND FOR INTENSITY
NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY.
---
96 HRS, VALID AT:
241200Z --- 13.0N 133.8E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 085 KT, GUSTS 105 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
VECTOR TO 120 HR POSIT: 295 DEG/ 06 KTS
---
120 HRS, VALID AT:
251200Z --- 14.1N 131.5E
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 090 KT, GUSTS 110 KT
WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
---
REMARKS:
201500Z POSITION NEAR 8.6N 140.8E.
MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 201200Z IS 12 FEET.
AT 052012 TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED 182 NM ESE OF YAP.
NEXT WARNINGS AT 202100Z, 210300Z, 210900Z AND 211500Z.
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