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xml button  Tropical Storm ANA Advisory Number 39
Issued at 1100 PM HST WED OCT 22 2014
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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Location: 25.5N 168.4W
ABOUT 130 MI...210 KM E OF MARO REEF
ABOUT 170 MI...275 KM NW OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
Maximum sustained winds: 40 MPH...65 KM/H
Present movement: NW or 325 degrees AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
Minimum central pressure: 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


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Issued: Oct 22, 2014 7:30 PM HST


Based on data through 7:00 pm Oct 22 2014 HST


Tropical storm Ana is located about 580 miles northwest of Lihue at 5 pm HST, and is moving to the north-northwest at 12 mph. Thunderstorms are noted within 50 miles of 26.3°N 168.4°W at 7 pm with tops reaching near 52000 feet. Layered clouds extend about 125 miles to the west, north, and east sides of this point, and about 70 miles to the south. Cirrus clouds extend as far north as 30°N. Towering cumulus with tops to 43000 feet are noted near 20.5°N 164.1°W, about 325 miles southwest of Lihue at 7 pm. Some thin cirrus in the wake of Ana continue to pass over the main Hawaiian islands from time to time.

The high clouds are only partially obscuring lower clouds on infrared satellite imagery from time to time. Scattered low clouds are found over Kauai at 7 pm, and just a few clouds are found over Niihau. Low clouds are moving over Oahu from east to west, with scattered clouds getting hung up on the Koolau range. Just a few low clouds are found over Molokai this evening, with scattered to broken low clouds are found over the eastern half of Lanai. Earlier clouds over Maui had begun to dissipate at 7 pm, with lingering clouds remaining over the west Maui mountains, and the east facing slopes of Haleakala near Hana. Cloud buildups over the Big Island this afternoon linger this evening, with low clouds covering most of the island at 7 pm.

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Eastern Pacific Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1100 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

An area of low pressure is expected to form several hundred miles
south of the Gulf of Tehuantepec late this weekend or early next
week. Environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for
gradual development of this system after that time while the low
drifts generally northward.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...30 percent.

Eastern Pacific Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

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