TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE ADVISORY NUMBER 18
Issued: 1100 PM HST SUN JUL 28 2013
Flossie continues to bear down on the main Hawaiian islands
|SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION|
LOCATION: 19.2N 152.1W
|WATCHES AND WARNINGS|
|HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND|
Tropical storm conditions are expected to reach the Big Island late tonight, Maui county Monday morning and Oahu Monday night. Tropical storm conditions are possible on Kauai and Niihau Monday night, lasting into Tuesday.
Heavy rainfall is expected to begin as early as Monday morning over Hawaii county and Monday afternoon over Maui county, with heavy rain spreading to Oahu by Monday night. Flossie is expected to produce total rainfall amounts of 6 to 10 inches over the Big Island and Maui county, with isolated maximum amounts of 15 inches possible, mainly windward. Rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are possible over Oahu, with isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches possible, mainly windward. This rainfall could cause life- threatening flash floods and mud slides, especially in the mountains.
Dangerously high surf is starting to hammer east facing shores of the Big Island. Surf will build overnight, with the largest surf expected Monday into Tuesday. The big surf may cause coastal road closures, even before the storm arrives. Please see the latest hurricane local statement for information specific to your area.
|NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 AM HST.|
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM HST.