Tropical Storm 12W (Haikui), # 10: Okinawa back under TCCOR 1-C
Published: August 5, 2012
Well, sometimes these things do happen. Tropical Storm Haikui stalled just northwest of Okinawa, which continues to be buffeted by sustained 52-mph winds and gusts up to 75 mph.
Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness 1-C (caution) was issued for the island at 5:47 a.m. Those winds are forecast to continue into the afternoon, along with 5 to 7 inches of rain.
Stay tuned here and to your local commanders’ access channel and Facebook pages and to AFN Okinawa.