Public Advisory for HURRICANE HENRIETTE

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HURRICANE HENRIETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 24

Issued: 1100 PM HST THU AUG 08 2013

Henriette rapidly weakening

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

LOCATION: 16.4N 141.4W
ABOUT 930 MI: 1495 KM ESE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1130 MI: 1820 KM ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 75 MPH: 120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WSW OR 250 DEGREES AT 14 MPH: 22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 992 MB or 29.29 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 pm HST, 0900 UTC, the center of hurricane Henriette was located near latitude 16.4 north, longitude 141.4 west. Henriette is moving toward the west-southwest near 14 mph, 22 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue the next couple of days, with an increase in forward speed.

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph, 120 km/h, with higher gusts. Steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, with Henriette expected to become a tropical storm on Friday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 10 miles, 20 km, from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 45 miles, 75 km.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 mb, 29.29 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD