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Tropical Storm Ewiniar (19W) Tracking East-Northeastward – September 26th, 2012

24.0N 138.7E

September 26th, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Ewiniar (19W) – September 26th, 2012

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Track of Tropical Storm Ewiniar (19W) - September 26th, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 19W

Early on September 22, a tropical disturbance formed west of Guam, out of the Intertropical Convergence Zone, and the JMA upgraded it to a tropical depression on the next day.

On September 24, the JTWC upgraded the system to a tropical depression, as it became better organized, with an exposed low level circulation center. On September 24th, the JTWC further upgraded the system to a minimal tropical storm.

Tropical Storm Ewiniar (19W), located approximately 40 nm north of Iwo-to, Japan, has tracked east-northeastward at 8 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 20 feet.

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