Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE

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TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE ADVISORY NUMBER 12

Issued: 1100 AM HST SAT JUL 27 2013

Flossie slowly weakening over the central Pacific

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 18.7N 141.0W
ABOUT 920 MI E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH.
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 18 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1000 MB or 29.53 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 am HST, 2100 UTC, the center of tropical storm Flossie was located near latitude 18.7 north, longitude 141.0 west. Flossie is moving toward the west-northwest near 18 mph, and this motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours. A gradual turn toward the west and a slight decrease in forward speed are expected on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph with higher gusts. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 150 miles from the center.

Estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb, 29.53 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER BURKE