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Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE

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TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE ADVISORY NUMBER 13

Issued: 500 PM HST SAT JUL 27 2013

Flossie continues moving westward toward the state of Hawaii

SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 19.0N 143.2W
ABOUT 775 MI E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT: W OR 275 DEGREES AT 20 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1000 MB or 29.53 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

A tropical storm watch has been issued for Hawaii and Maui counties.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR:
*HAWAII COUNTY
*MAUI COUNTY

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA WITHIN 48 HOURS.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 pm HST, 0300 UTC, the center of tropical storm Flossie was located near latitude 19.0 north, longitude 143.2 west. Flossie is moving toward the west near 20 mph, and this motion is expected to continue for the next 24 to 48 hours.

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 175 miles from the center.

Estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb, 29.53 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

RAINFALL

Heavy rainfall may begin as early as Monday morning over Hawaii county and Monday afternoon over Maui county.

WIND

Tropical storm force winds are possible as early as Monday morning.

SURF

Large surf will impact east facing shores possibly as early as Sunday afternoon with the largest surf expected on Monday.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM HST.


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FORECASTER BURKE