Navy Satellite imagery of Super Typhoon, Typhoon Bopha, Palau Typhoon, Palau residents encouraged to prepare for Typhoon Bopha

Palau Travel & Dive Photolog

Jim Caldwell
Redondo Beach

Palau Typhoon Bopha on shore, Navy Satellite Imagery of Typhoon Bobha Dec 2012, Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach, Palau scuba diving, palaudiving.wordpress.com

Palau Typhoon Bopha on shore, Navy Satellite Imagery of Typhoon Bobha Dec 2012, Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach, Palau scuba diving, palaudiving.wordpress.com
Typhoon in Palau, South Pacific, Oceania, Australia, Guam, Philippines

Present Navy Forecast:

WDPN31 PGTW 022100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/PROGNOSTIC REASONING FOR TYPHOON 26W (BOPHA) WARNING NR 29// RMKS/ 1. FOR METEOROLOGISTS. 2. 6 HOUR SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS. TYPHOON (TY) 26W (BOPHA) LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 105 NM WEST- SOUTHWEST OF PALAU, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 15 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. ANIMATED ENHANCED INFRARED SATELLITE IMAGERY (EIR) SHOWS THE SYSTEM HAS LOST THE SMALL EYE FEATURE PREVALENT OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS BUT REMAINS A VERY SYMMETRIC, COMPACT SYSTEM WITH A DEEP LAYER OF CENTRAL CONVECTION. THE CURRENT POSITION IS BASED ON THE PGTW POSITION FIX AND THE TRACKING OF FEATURES IN EIR. A RECENT 021631Z AMSU-B MICROWAVE PASS INDICATES A WEAK EYE FEATURE REMAINS BENEATH THE CLOUD SHIELD, BUT APPEARS TO INDICATE THE EYEWALL IS BREAKING DOWN INTO A SERIES OF TIGHTLY CURVED…

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About jw60sea

Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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