Tropical Storm 09W (Francisco) headed for Korea

Tropical Storm 09W (Francisco) headed for Korea

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, Japan time: Fleet Activities Sasebo directed Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness All Clear at 2:45 p.m. local, as Tropical Storm Francisco moved through rather quickly and is now on its way to Korea.

11:50 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, Japan/Korea time: Both Naval Base Chinhae and Sasebo Naval Base flipped the page over to Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness 1, Chinhae at 9:30 a.m. and Sasebo at 6:15 a.m. Destructive winds of 58 mph or greater are anticipated within 12 hours.

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