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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HERMINE-16
in United Statesfrom 28 Aug 2016 21:00 UTC to 31 Aug 2016 15:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone HERMINE-16
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Current Green alert for wind impact in United States as of 31 Aug 2016 15:00:00 UTC

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Current storm status

This report is for advisory number 38 of tropical cyclone HERMINE-16 issued at 06 Sep 2016 18:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000299, Latest episode ID: 38, inserted at 31 Aug 2016 15:23 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 130 km/h)
  • Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

Impact of Extreme Wind

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Cloud map
Cloud map. Track and wind-buffer map. Green area: Area that can be affected by winds of more than 64 km/h (Tropical Storm strength). Orange area: Same, for winds of more than 92 km/h. Red area: Same, for winds above 120 km/h (Hurricane or Typhoon strength) (Source: JRC)
Cloud Map Zoomed on last forecast
Cloud Map Zoomed on last forecast. The zoomed map on the last track. (Source: JRC)

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Event time line

The storm evolution is shown in the table below. Alert levels and population estimates are related to the area from a point to the next.

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Previous advisories

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorDate (UTC)CategoryMaximum sustained
wind speed (km/h)
Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Affected countries
1 28 Aug 2016 21:00 Tropical storm 83 No people affected United States
2 29 Aug 2016 03:00 Tropical storm 93 No people affected United States
3 29 Aug 2016 09:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected United States
4 29 Aug 2016 15:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected United States
5 29 Aug 2016 21:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected United States
6 30 Aug 2016 03:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected United States
7 30 Aug 2016 09:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected United States
8 30 Aug 2016 15:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected United States
9 30 Aug 2016 21:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected United States
10 31 Aug 2016 03:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected United States
11 31 Aug 2016 09:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected United States
12 31 Aug 2016 15:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected United States
13 31 Aug 2016 21:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected United States
14 01 Sep 2016 03:00 Category 1 120 400 thousand United States
15 01 Sep 2016 09:00 Category 1 120 370 thousand United States
16 01 Sep 2016 15:00 Category 1 120 530 thousand United States
17 01 Sep 2016 17:00 Category 1 120 530 thousand United States
18 01 Sep 2016 21:00 Category 1 130 1.2 million United States
19 02 Sep 2016 03:00 Category 1 130 910 thousand United States
20 02 Sep 2016 09:00 Tropical storm 111 690 thousand United States
21 02 Sep 2016 15:00 Category 1 120 690 thousand United States
22 02 Sep 2016 21:00 Category 1 120 690 thousand United States
23 03 Sep 2016 03:00 Category 1 120 690 thousand United States
24 03 Sep 2016 09:00 Category 1 120 690 thousand United States
25 03 Sep 2016 15:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
26 03 Sep 2016 21:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
27 04 Sep 2016 03:00 Category 1 120 690 thousand United States
28 04 Sep 2016 09:00 Category 1 120 690 thousand United States
29 04 Sep 2016 15:00 Category 1 120 690 thousand United States
30 04 Sep 2016 21:00 Tropical storm 111 690 thousand United States
31 05 Sep 2016 03:00 Tropical storm 111 690 thousand United States
32 05 Sep 2016 09:00 Tropical storm 111 690 thousand United States
33 05 Sep 2016 15:00 Tropical storm 111 690 thousand United States
34 05 Sep 2016 21:00 Tropical storm 111 690 thousand United States
35 06 Sep 2016 03:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected  
36 06 Sep 2016 09:00 Tropical storm 102 690 thousand United States
37 06 Sep 2016 15:00 Tropical storm 93 690 thousand United States
38 06 Sep 2016 18:00 Tropical storm 83 690 thousand United States

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Data resources

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About the data

JRC set up an automatic routine that includes the Tropical Cyclone (TC) bulletins produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) into a single database, covering all TC basins.

JRC calculates areas affected by high winds (wind buffers at 39, 58 and 74mph). This is done using the maximum reported wind radius (maximum of 4 quadrants) or, in case no wind radii are provided, through a regression analysis based on historical data. JRC also calculates the area affected by storm surge using HyFlux2 (hydrodynamic software).

Sources for data on critical infrastructure are: JRC NUMAS database (nuclear plants), ESRI (hydro dams, 1996), Global Discovery (airports, ports and cities).

Population data is from LandScan 2014.

Disclaimer

While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website.