Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ISELLE

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TROPICAL STORM ISELLE ADVISORY NUMBER 36

Issued: 500 PM HST FRI AUG 08 2014

Iselle continues to weaken as it passes south of Kauai

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

LOCATION: 20.0N 159.5W
ABOUT 140 MI: 220 KM S OF LIHUE HAWAII
ABOUT 135 MI: 220 KM SW OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 40 MPH: 65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 14 MPH: 22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1009 MB or 29.80 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

The tropical storm warning for Kauai has been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 pm HST, 0300 UTC, the center of tropical storm Iselle was located near latitude 20.0 north, longitude 159.5 west. Iselle is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph, 22 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Iselle is expected to become a remnant low in a day or two.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 80 miles, 130 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb, 29.80 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Gusty winds could still occur in heavier showers tonight, mainly for Kauai and Oahu.

RAINFALL

Localized additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will be possible. These rains could result in flash flooding, especially in areas that are saturated from recent rainfall.

SURF

Swells generated by Iselle are producing large mainly along east and south facing shores. The surf will continue to gradually diminish.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...800 PM HST.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM HST.

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FORECASTER R BALLARD/TANABE