Nov 8, 2014

Bering Sea Storm

Aqua/MODIS image of the western Bering Sea at 1:30Z Nov 8

Super Typhoon Nuri was absorbed into an extratropical storm two days ago. Last night (at 6Z), it reached a minimum pressure of 924 mb as it entered the Bering Sea:
This storm went from 964 mb at 12Z Nov 7, to 927 mb at  0Z Nov 8 - an incredible 37 mb drop in just 12 hours. Although buoy data is sparse, station 46035 in the central Bering Sea reported a 44.7 knot wind gust and 26.6 foot waves. Here is the latest satellite imagery:

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