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
|WATCHES AND WARNINGS|
|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|
Tropical storm force winds are expected Monday morning in Hawaii and Maui counties, and are possible on Oahu Monday night.
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.
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 INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 AM HST.|
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM HST.