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Offline Skyview

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Super Typhoon Soudelor
« on: August 05, 2015, 01:18:45 AM »
Impressive storm:

Super Typhoon Soudelor

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Re: Super Typhoon Soudelor
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2015, 03:53:57 PM »
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Re: Super Typhoon Soudelor
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2015, 05:02:29 PM »
That looks much better than when I posted. It was a cat 5 then. Hoping the best for all those folks in its path.

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Re: Super Typhoon Soudelor
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2015, 06:43:34 PM »
Cat 5 as of this posting with Taiwan in its sites.

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Re: Super Typhoon Soudelor
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2015, 03:25:38 PM »

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Typhoon Soudelor, which this week became the strongest storm on the planet so far this year, is expected to slam into Taiwan's eastern coast at around 8 a.m. local time Saturday (8 p.m. ET Friday), bringing fierce winds and torrential rain.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/07/asia/typhoon-soudelor/index.html

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Typhoon Soudelor May Hit Taiwan With Same Force as Hurricane Katrina

Typhoon Soudelor could land a direct hit on the Taiwanese capital of Taipei with the same force as 2005's devastating Hurricane Katrina, forecasters warned Friday.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/typhoon-soudelor-may-hit-taiwan-same-force-hurricane-katrina-n405816

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Re: Super Typhoon Soudelor
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2015, 09:09:07 AM »
On Saipan Island a Davis weather station reported gusts to 215 mph and a record low pressure.  From the story it appears the NWS instruments at the air port were knocked out at 91 mph.

http://www.saipantribune.com/index.php/nws-wind-forecasts-were-too-low/
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