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Tropical Bulletin Format Change
0000Z December 1, 2007


We will be changing the format of our tropical bulletins at 0000Z on December 1, 2007.
The purpose of this change is to make our bulletins more consistant with other US Agencies.

New Format

WWPN20 KNES 220907

A. TROPICAL DISTURBANCE

B. 22/0833Z

C. 24.9N

D. 132.4E

E. FIVE/MTSAT

F. T1.5/2.0/W0.5/06HRS

G. IR/EIR/VIS

CONVECTION HAS RAPIDLY WEAKENED WITH DECREASED CONVERGENCE ON NW SIDE
OF LLC... SOME ISOLATED DEVELOPMENT CAN BE SEEN BUT DOES NOT BAND MORE
THAN .2 AND SHEAR METHOD WOULD BE AROUND 1 DEGREE FROM DEEP CONVECTION
SO EITHER WAY DT IS 1.5 AT BEST. MET IS 1.5 FOR WEAKENING AND PT IS 1.5. FT IS
1.5 BASED ON DT. CI HELD AT 2.0 PER WEAKENING RULES.

 

Old Format

WWPN20 KNES 220907
SATELLITE WEATHER BULLETIN
WEST PACIFIC OCEAN MTSAT VIS/IRDAY
.
AUGUST 22 2007 0833Z
.
24.9N 132.4E T1.5/2.0/W0.5/06HRS 91W
.
PAST POSITIONS...23.9N 134.1E 21/2033Z IRNIGHT
23.3N 136.3E 21/0833Z VIS/IRDAY
.
REMARKS...CONVECTION HAS RAPIDLY WEAKENED WITH DECREASED
CONVERGENCE ON NW SIDE OF LLC... SOME ISOLATED DEVELOPMENT CAN BE
SEEN BUT DOES NOT BAND MORE THAN .2 AND SHEAR METHOD WOULD BE
AROUND 1 DEGREE FROM DEEP CONVECTION SO EITHER WAY DT IS 1.5 AT
BEST. MET IS 1.5 FOR WEAKENING AND PT IS 1.5. FT IS 1.5 BASED ON
DT. CI HELD AT 2.0 PER WEAKENING RULES.
.
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 60 NMI.
.
THE NEXT BULLETIN WILL BE ISSUED BY 22/1600Z.
.
FOR AREAL DISPLAY OF RAINFALL POTENTIAL SEE OUR WEB SITE AT
HTTP://WWW.SSD.NOAA.GOV/PS/TROP/TRAP.HTML
ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS EXCEPT PS/TROP

 

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