Typhoon 17W (Sanba), # 23: Storm Watch on Okinawa, Sasebo in TCCOR 1, Daegu in TCCOR 2
Published: September 15, 2012
4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, Japan time: Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness Storm Watch has been set for Okinawa. Storm's moving away, but still feeling effects. They're keeping an eyeball on Typhoon Sanba, in the unlikely event it decides to Samba back our way. Normal operations to resume shortly.
Sasebo Naval Base set TCCOR 1 at 10 a.m. Local forecast call for 35- to 45-mph sustained winds and 55-mph gusts Monday morning.
Area IV installations in Daegu are now in TCCOR 2. TCCOR 1 to be set this evening.
Daegu High, Daegu American, C. Turner Joy, Darby Elementary and E.J. King Schools are closed Monday due to Typhoon Sanba, DODDS Pacific officials announced Sunday. More closures, if needed, will be announced later.
Area IV/Daegu still expecting 69-mph sustained winds and 92-mph gusts on Monday. Keep tuned to USAG Daegu's Facebook page for facilities closure announcements.