Tropical Storm 11W (Krosa) final report


Tropical Storm 11W (Krosa) final report

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, Japan time: Closest point approach time for Tropical Storm Krosa to pass Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni has come and gone. Krosa came within 26 miles east at 4 p.m., having weakened to 52-mph sustained winds and 63-mph gusts.

Krosa in the early evening was making its way across southwestern Honshu toward the Sea of Japan, where it's forecast to track northeast in the general direction of Hokkaido in northeastern Japan. Unless there's a drastic change in track, this is the final report on Tropical Storm Krosa.

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