Tropical Cyclone Summary 146

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Tropical Cyclone Summary 146 David Mark Roth 5/25/94 7:32 AM


This report is compiled from warnings issued by:
   National Hurricane Center               Central Pacific Hurricane Center
   Naval Western Oceanography Center       Fiji Meteorological Service
   Meteorological Service of New Zealand   Joint Typhoon Warning Center
   Japanese Meteorological Agency          Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
   Philippine Meteorological Service       Royal Observatory of Hong Kong
   Indian Meteorological Department        Reunion Meteorological Service
   Mauritius Meteorological Service
   (others may be added as they become available)
 
   Author's note: ja...@cloud3.met.fsu.edu is still valid for now, but please
address any comments or questions to be...@hrd-tardis.nhc.noaa.gov (assuming
the mailer stays operational!)

   Special Announcement: A digitized version of the weekly summary with DMSP
polar orbiting satellite imagery is now available via the World Wide Web (http
protocol) using Mosaic. This is courtesy of Greg Deuel at the DMSP satellite
archive. It can be retrieved by:

   1. Open the Open URL window (under File) in Mosaic, then typing:
      http://web.ngdc.noaa.gov.
   
   2. Find the Home Page for the DMSP satellite archive

   3. Click on Weekly Updated Items, then click on the dates given on the next
      page.

   4. The imagery links will be color-coded inside the summary text.

   There will generally be a 1-2 day lag from the time I mail the summary until
the digitized version is ready. For more information on the imagery, as well as
for how the digitized summary and images can be retrieved by ftp, gopher, etc.,
please contact Greg Deuel (Internet: g...@po-box.ngdc.noaa.gov).

   Intermin author's note:  Yes, once again this is David Roth giving you the
scoop on the tropics.  Like before, if you hear or know of anyone that gets
the summary, yet isn't receiving it, mail me at ro...@huey.met.fsu.edu and this
will be remedied immediately!  This time I'll try to get it posted to vnews
in a more timely fashion!  If you have any info for the summaries yourselves,
drop me an email message at the address above.  Next week, Jack resumes writing
the summaries.

WEEKLY TROPICAL CYCLONE SUMMARY #146  MAY 15-22, 1994
 
North Atlantic Basin: No tropical cyclones.

Eastern North Pacific Basin (E of 140 Deg. W): No tropical cyclones.

Central North Pacific Basin (180 Deg. W to 140 Deg. W): No tropical cyclones.

Western North Pacific Basin (W of 180 Deg. W): One tropical cyclone.

   Tropical Cyclone 3W (Page):  At the start of the summary period, Page had
peaked in intensity at 90 knots near 21.5N 138E at 1200z on the 15th, and
began moving just ahead of a frontal boundary to the northeast.  3W slowly
began to lose strength over cooler waters and became extratropical on the
17th near 30N 147E, continuing to move harmlessly northeastward at 20 knots.

North Indian Ocean Basin: No tropical cyclones.

South Indian Ocean Basin (W of 135 Deg. E):  No tropical cyclones.

South Pacific Ocean Basin (E of 135 Deg. E):  No tropical cyclones.
 

Disclaimer: While an effort has been made to make sure this information is
accurate as possible, it was drawn from operational warnings that may not
always agree with the best track information published after the storm is
over. Please address any questions or comments on the information this
week to David Roth at Internet address:
 
                         ro...@huey.met.fsu.edu
 
                                  or
 
                       ro...@metlab1.met.fsu.edu  

Please address any questions or comments on the digitized version or the
associated satellite imagery to Greg Deuel at the DMSP satellite archive at
Internet address:

                       g...@po-box.ngdc.noaa.gov

Past text copies of the Tropical Cyclone Weekly Summary can be obtained via e-
mail. Please send an e-mail message to Jack Beven if you are interested.