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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for NATE-17
in United Statesfrom 04 Oct 2017 15:00 UTC to 08 Oct 2017 15:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone NATE-17
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Current Green alert for wind impact in United States as of 08 Oct 2017 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 17 of tropical cyclone NATE-17 issued at 08 Oct 2017 15:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000408, Latest episode ID: 17, inserted at 08 Oct 2017 13:04 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 148 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)

Affected population

Up to 490000 people people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above. In addition, no people people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Alabama United States 4.2 million people
Mississippi United States 2.6 million people
Louisiana United States 4.3 million people

Affected Populated Places (first 20 records)

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pascagoula Mississippi United States City 26000 people 325 km
Ocean Springs Mississippi United States City 17000 people 332 km
Biloxi Mississippi United States City 50000 people 335 km
Gulfport Mississippi United States City 71000 people 346 km
Bay St Louis Mississippi United States City 8000 people 365 km

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Nearby and affected airports (first 20 records)
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Roy Wilcox 50 0 201 km
Waynesboro Municipal 50 0 205 km
Richton Perry County 51 0 251 km
Bird Nest 95 0 260 km
Evans Field 65 0 273 km
Grimes Field 66 0 276 km
Farmco Field 40 0 286 km
Skywest Airpark 46 0 286 km
Dean Griffin Memorial 82 0 306 km
Trent Lott International 5 Civ. Paved Yes 6500 315 km
Jackson County 5 0 323 km
Singing River Hospital 5 0 324 km
Pascagoula Refinery Pad Nr 3 6 0 325 km
Pascagoula Refinery Pad Nr 1 6 0 328 km
Pascagoula Naval Station 4 0 328 km
Gulfpark 6 0 331 km
Lundys 7 0 332 km
Keesler AFB BIX 10 Mil. Paved Yes 7600 335 km
Shade Tree Field 15 0 336 km
Gulfport Jail 15 0 339 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Pascagoula USPGL Wake Island 328 km
Biloxi Wake Island 337 km
Gulfport USGPT Wake Island 348 km
Ship Island Wake Island 356 km
Cat Island Wake Island 361 km
Bay St. Louis Wake Island 364 km
Chandeleur Island Wake Island 394 km
Freemason Island Wake Island 398 km
Point Chicot I Wake Island 409 km
Ostrica USOST Wake Island 466 km
Port Eads Wake Island 487 km
Shawano USSWS Wake Island 504 km

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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.

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
04 Oct 2017 15:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 12.2, -81.9
2
GREEN
04 Oct 2017 21:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 12.5, -82.5
3
GREEN
05 Oct 2017 03:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 12.8, -82.7
4
GREEN
05 Oct 2017 09:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 13.3, -83.3
5
GREEN
05 Oct 2017 15:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 14.3, -83.7
6
GREEN
05 Oct 2017 21:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 14.9, -84.3
7
GREEN
06 Oct 2017 03:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 15.8, -84.7
8
GREEN
06 Oct 2017 09:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 93 km/h (57 mph) no people 16.9, -85.1
9
GREEN
06 Oct 2017 15:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 102 km/h (63 mph) no people 18.7, -85
10
GREEN
06 Oct 2017 21:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 20.3, -85.7
11
GREEN
07 Oct 2017 03:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 22.3, -86.4
12
GREEN
07 Oct 2017 09:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 157 km/h (98 mph) no people 24.5, -87
13
GREEN
07 Oct 2017 15:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 176 km/h (109 mph) 1400 people 26.6, -88.4
14
GREEN
07 Oct 2017 21:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) 290000 people 28.4, -89.1
15
GREEN
08 Oct 2017 03:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) 167 km/h (103 mph) 490000 people 29.9, -89.1
16
GREEN
08 Oct 2017 09:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 31.5, -88.4
17
GREEN
08 Oct 2017 15:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 33.1, -87.3
17
GREEN
09 Oct 2017 00:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 36.2, -85
17
GREEN
09 Oct 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 40.1, -79.5
17
GREEN
10 Oct 2017 00:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 43.1, -72.8
17
GREEN
10 Oct 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 45, -65

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 04 Oct 2017 15:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, Cuba, United States
2 04 Oct 2017 21:00 Category 1 139 No people affected Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, Cuba, United States
3 05 Oct 2017 03:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, United States
4 05 Oct 2017 09:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Honduras, Mexico, United States
5 05 Oct 2017 15:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, United States
6 05 Oct 2017 21:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, United States
7 06 Oct 2017 03:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, United States
8 06 Oct 2017 09:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, United States
9 06 Oct 2017 15:00 Category 1 130 520 thousand United States
10 06 Oct 2017 21:00 Category 1 130 490 thousand United States
11 07 Oct 2017 03:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
12 07 Oct 2017 09:00 Category 1 148 1.8 million United States
13 07 Oct 2017 15:00 Category 2 167 480 thousand United States
14 07 Oct 2017 21:00 Category 1 148 730 thousand United States
15 08 Oct 2017 03:00 Category 1 139 490 thousand United States
16 08 Oct 2017 09:00 Tropical storm 111 500 thousand United States
17 08 Oct 2017 15:00 Tropical depression 56 500 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.