Friday, July 10, 2009

Weather Update Dissemination for Bacolod City

L0 (BLACK)= Clear/partly cloudy with some cloudy

L1 (GRAY)= Cloudy with some overcast

L2 (YELLOW)= Overcast with some drizzle

L3 (BLUE)= Drizzle with some light rain/shower

L4 (DARK RED)= Light to moderate rain/shower

L5 (PINK)= Moderate to heavy rain/shower

L6 (GREEN)= Heavy to very heavy rain/shower

L7 (WHITE)= Very heavy to blinding rain/shower
Tropical Depression "GORIO"
Severe Weather Bulletin Number THREE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depression "GORIO"

Issued at 5:00 a.m., Friday, 10 July 2009
Time/Date: 6:00 AM PST Fri July 10 2009

Tropical Depression "GORIO" has slightly accelerated and is now crossing the Babuyan Group Of Islands.
Location of Center (as of 4:00 a.m.) :in the vicinity of Calayan Island or at 120 km North Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
Coordinates: 19.3°N, 121.0°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center
Movement: Northwest at 22 kph.

Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Saturday morning:530 km Northwest of Laoag City or at 540 km West Northwest of Basco, Batanes
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph wind): Cagayan, Calayan group of Islands, Babuyan group of Islands, KalingaApayao, Abra, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Batanes

Public Storm Warning Signal elsewhere now lowered.

TD "GORIO" is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and bring rains over the western section of Luzon and Western Visayas.

Residents in low lying areas and near mountain slopes are advised to take all the necessary precautions against possible flashfloods and landslides.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.

Time/Date: 6:00 am PST Friday, July10, 2009
Location of Center: 18.5º N Lat 121.5º E Lon

Distance 1: 30 km (16 nm) NW of Aparri, Cagayan
Distance 2: 891 km N of Bacolod City
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 55 kph (30 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 75 kph (40 kts)
Saffir-Simpson Scale: Tropical Depression
Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0 feet [0 m]
Central Pressure: 1000 millibars (hPa)
Recent Movement: West @ 26 kph (14 kts)
General Direction: Coastal Ilocos Norte
Size (in Diameter): 300 km (160 nm) / Small
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 8 ft (2.4 m)
Source: T2K