8 August 2017 - bulletin 463

Updated at 1440 GMT
Latest warnings for 07L
Final warning for 07W
Disturbance update



NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical depression Noru / 07W
Warning 76 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 38.4N 139.1E
Location 150 miles NNW of Yokota AB, Japan
Movement 060° (ENE) at 8 knots
Maximum sustained winds 25 knots gusting to 35 knots
Threatened landmasses Japan
Maximum significant wave height 7 feet
FINAL WARNING

Noru is moving northeast over the Sea of Japan, just offshore from northern Honshu, and is weakening. The system will dissipate upon final landfall in Honshu - 19 days after forming.

NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Franklin / 07L
Warning 08 from NHC at 1500 GMT
Position 19.6N 89.6W
Location 60 miles ESE of Campeche, Mexico
Movement 290° (WNW) at 11 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 140 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Minimum central pressure 1001 mbar
Next warning from NHC at 1800 GMT

Franklin is now traversing the Yucatan Peninsula. The cyclone will then reemerge over the Gulf of Campeche, where it will reintensify, before making landfall on the Mexican Gulf coast.

Regional warnings
A hurricane watch is in force for the coast of Mexico between Puerto de Vera Cruz and Rio Panuco
A tropical storm WARNING is in force from Rio Lagartos to Sabancuy and between Puerto de Vera Cruz and Rio Panuco
A tropical storm watch is in force for the coast of Mexico from Sabancuy to Puerto de Veracruz
Rainfall totals of  4 to 8, locally up to 12 inches, can be expected over the Yucatan Peninsula. Totals of 4 to 8, locally up to 15, inches are expected over northern Veracruz, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Hidalgo and eastern San Louis Potosi. These rains could give rise to potentially life-threatening flash floods and mudslides
A storm surge will elevate water levels 2 to 4 feet above normal tide levels on the Gulf coast of Mexico.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 1200 GMT
System 99L
Position 15.4N 50.2W
Location 800 miles E of the Lesser Antilles
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (0%) 
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is LOW (30%)

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