Typhoon 2012

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Typhoon 2012

Postby Icon » 23 May 2012, 18:04

Second one of the season already forming, far away so not a drop will hit us...

EDIT II:
Most important link, where they announce closures, as per jlick:
Official Chinese Version: http://www.cpa.gov.tw/
Un-Official English Version: http://vps1.jameslick.com/cpa/ *

EDIT:

As per request, from Ceevee:
pulled some links together from last year’s Phoon site and its credited posters as some newbies will come up with WCIF info, sites...
Not all are listed, but these are the ones mostly used.
Some '11 sites are not activated yet for '12 or dead – EG the English link for school closures in TW.
Will update when active.
Will also ask Icon to move the links to her first post @ the top of the thread.

Typhoon preparation Checklist
http://vimeo.com/8411642


TSR – a highly recommendable link seen it’s ease of use and they also have an email warning service
http://www.tropicalstormrisk.com/

Taiwan Central Weather Bureau
Weather- Earthquakes – Typhoons – other advisories
(don’t be surprised their forecasts are utterly wrong sometimes)
http://www.cwb.gov.tw/eng/index.htm

Weather Undergound – Tropical overview / Severe weather
http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/

Monterey Marine Meteorology Division (US Navy)
http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/TC.html
They pull the info from JTWC (a link which can’t be opened by many, related to browser/ security settings)
‪http://www.usno.navy.mil/JTWC/

PAGASA Philippines – as they might have a worse time again in Luzon this year vs. Taiwan.

Have a safe 2012 season.


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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby Super Hans » 23 May 2012, 18:52

far away so not a drop will hit us...


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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby tommy525 » 24 May 2012, 06:31

first its the sun then the phoon, icon the weathermen are lookin at ya, remember morakot?


next you are going to start pointing at the moon?
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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby Icon » 02 Jun 2012, 21:39

The third typhoon of the season is on its way and it will pass us by but the outer rings of rain will remain with us from Sunday at least until Tuesday, so prepare accordingly. It will affect the whole island.

Enjoy the rain. Careful out there by the sea.
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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby mukashi » 07 Jun 2012, 14:52

Wasn't aware typhoons start to be around so early. Are there any predictions for this typhoon seasons? Or it's not possible to make any so early?

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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby Steviebike » 07 Jun 2012, 15:01

I believe typhoon season runs from June to October, with July to September being the most likely period of time.
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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby ceevee369 » 07 Jun 2012, 15:02

mukashi wrote:Wasn't aware typhoons start to be around so early. Are there any predictions for this typhoon seasons? Or it's not possible to make any so early?

Agnes


Western and Central Pacific: Typhoon season begins June 1 and ends November 30. NOAA's Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) predicts a 50 percent chance that activity during the 2012 season will be below normal in the Central Pacific basin. Each season the West and Central Pacific region averages 31 typhoons, about half of which have the potential to cause severe destruction. For information on typhoon warnings, please consult the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Honolulu, the National Weather Service's Central Pacific Hurricane Center, and the Regional Specialized Meteorological Center (RSMC) Tokyo - Typhoon Center
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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby Steviebike » 07 Jun 2012, 15:05

The dates seem to stretch out as I just found this which is rather interesting;
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Pacif ... oon_season
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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby ceevee369 » 07 Jun 2012, 15:10

Steviebike wrote:The dates seem to stretch out as I just found this which is rather interesting;
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Pacif ... oon_season


Interesting. We get to know the names already of upcoming potential disaster.
1 prediction I'd make is that the Philippines will have more hits than Taiwan.
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Re: Typhoon 2012

Postby Steviebike » 07 Jun 2012, 16:27

ceevee369 wrote:
Steviebike wrote:The dates seem to stretch out as I just found this which is rather interesting;
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Pacif ... oon_season


Interesting. We get to know the names already of upcoming potential disaster.
1 prediction I'd make is that the Philippines will have more hits than Taiwan.


Yea I learnt something new there, I didn't realise the naming was predetermined. 24 Typhoons all ready and waiting...

I will watch your prediction and the Typhoon season unfold for sure.
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