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TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE ADVISORY NUMBER 14

Issued: 1100 PM HST SAT JUL 27 2013

Flossie continues as a threat to the state of Hawaii

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 19.4N 145.2W
ABOUT 645 MI: 1040 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 835 MI: 1340 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 60 MPH: 95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: W OR 275 DEGREES AT 20 MPH: 32 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 998 MB or 29.47 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

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

A tropical storm watch has been issued for Oahu.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR:
*HAWAII COUNTY
*MAUI COUNTY, INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF MAUI, MOLOKAI, LANAI AND
KAHOOLAWE

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR
*OAHU

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.

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

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA, PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE HONOLULU NWS FORECAST OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 pm HST, 0900 UTC, the center of tropical storm Flossie was located near latitude 19.4 north, longitude 145.2 west. Flossie is moving toward the west near 20 mph, and this motion is expected to continue through 48 hours, with a slight slowing in forward speed. On the forecast track, the center of Flossie will pass near or close to the Big Island and Maui on Monday, and south of Oahu Monday night.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph, 95 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual 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 998 mb, 29.47 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm force winds are expected Monday morning in Hawaii and Maui counties, and are possible on Oahu Monday night.

RAINFALL

Heavy rainfall may begin as early as Monday morning over Hawaii county and Monday afternoon over Maui county. This rainfall could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.

SURF

Dangerously large surf will begin to impact east facing shores as early as Sunday afternoon with the largest surf expected on Monday and Tuesday. Please consult the latest hurricane local statement for more information.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 AM HST.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD