Typhoon 16W (Bolaven), # 6
Published: August 22, 2012
10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, Japan time: Typhoon Bolaven is picking up forward speed, almost dead west at 10 mph, and now is forecast to track closer to Okinawa, 116 miles southwest, and sooner than earlier forecast, now at 8 a.m. Sunday local time.
Kadena Air Base’s 18th Wing Weather Flight’s updated typhoon wind timeline calls for the fiercest winds, 58-mph sustained, 80-mph gusts, between 6 and 9 a.m. Sunday. Between 10 and 15 inches of rain expected.
Stay tuned for further updates.