Tropical Storm Kristy

posted Sep 13, 2012, 8:26 PM by Weather Man   [ updated Sep 13, 2012, 8:31 PM ]
Tropical Storm Kristy continues moving to the west-northwest.
At 800 PM PDT the center of Tropical Storm Kristy was located near latitude 19.7 north/longitude 111.1 west, about 100km/65mi N of Socorro island and about 375km/235mi SSW of the southern tip of Baja California.
Kristy is moving toward the west-northwest near 17 km/h - 10mph and a motion between west-northwest and northwest is expected for the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds are near 85 km/h - 50mph with higher gusts.

Tropical Cyclone Kristy can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 6.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 12/09/2012 21:00 UTC to 13/09/2012 21:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Vulnerability: Medium