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Active Systems
xml button  Tropical Storm ANA Advisory Number 36
Issued at 500 AM HST WED OCT 22 2014
SUMMARY OF 500 AM HST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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Location: 22.8N 167.4W
ABOUT 105 MI...165 KM SW OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
ABOUT 515 MI...825 KM W OF LIHUE HAWAII
Maximum sustained winds: 40 MPH...65 KM/H
Present movement: NW or 320 degrees AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
Minimum central pressure: 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


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Issued: Oct 22, 2014 2:30 AM HST


Based on data through 2:00 am Oct 22 2014 HST


Tropical storm Ana is located about 495 miles west of Lihue at 2 am HST, and is moving to the northwest at 5 mph. Thunderstorms with tops to 53000 feet are around to the northeast of the center, with additional thunderstorms embedded within the layered clouds that extend about 250 miles to the northwest through east of the center. Lingering high clouds continue to pass over the Kauai county and the surrounding waters overnight.

The high clouds near Kauai are obscuring lower clouds over the garden isle at 2 am. Low clouds near the main Hawaiian islands are moving in from the southeast around 15 mph.

A northwest to southeast line of low clouds is observed on satellite about 45 miles to the northeast of the islands. The northern end of the band is about 55 miles wide, while the southern end to the east of the Big Island is about 165 miles wide.

Scattered low clouds are found over Oahu and Molokai overnight. Meanwhile just a few clouds are found over Lanai and Kahoolawe. On Maui, areas of clouds remain over the east facing slopes of the west Maui mountains, with patches of clouds over the Haleakala slopes. A few clouds are moving over the lower slopes of the north and south Hilo districts at 2 am, and over the southern part of the Big Island near South Point. The clouds over the west side of the island at sunset are beginning to thin at 2 am.

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Eastern Pacific Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
500 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

Eastern Pacific Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

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