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Super Typhoon Hagupit

10:30a  12/4/14
As of this post, Hagupit is about 640 miles east-southeast of Manila, moving west-northwest at 11.5 mph pushing maximum waves of 45 feet. Nearly 32 million people are estimated to be affected in some way by cyclone-force winds when the storm arrives on Saturday afternoon or evening.

Hagupit, known locally as Ruby, was expected to weaken slightly between today and Saturday's landfall but will likely maintain a Category 4/5 classification at landfall.

To the right (top) is an image I pulled at 10:30am CT. This evening I grabbed the bottom image for track and intensity comparison.
7:30p 12/4/14

GRLevel II Data

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