Date: October 13, 2015
By Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist
While Koppu is currently battling wind shear, the potential exists for it to go through a period of rapid intensification while crossing the Philippine Sea, resulting in a very powerful typhoon approaching the Philippines this weekend.
Luzon Island, especially northern areas, would then be at risk for flooding rain, damaging to destructive winds and dangerously rough seas this weekend. The extent and duration of these impacts will depend on how close Koppu tracks to the Philippines and its speed at that time. [FULL STORY]