Public Advisory for HURRICANE ISELLE

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HURRICANE ISELLE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 22A

Issued: 200 PM HST TUE AUG 05 2014

Iselle on a weakening trend but still moving toward Hawaii

SUMMARY OF 200 PM HST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 16.6N 140.8W
ABOUT 965 MI: 1555 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 105 MPH: 170 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 13 MPH: 15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 970 MB or 28.64 INCHES

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 200 pm HST, 0000 UTC, the center of hurricane Iselle was located near latitude 16.6 north, longitude 140.8 west. Iselle is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph, 21 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue with some increase in forward speed as Iselle approaches the islands.

Maximum sustained winds are near 105 mph, 170 km/h, with higher gusts. Steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 35 miles, 55 km, from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles, 185 km.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 970 mb, 28.64 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm conditions are possible on the Big Island of Hawaii on Thursday.

SURF

Swells generated by Iselle are expected to reach the islands late Tuesday through Wednesday, and possibly becoming damaging by Thursday.

RAINFALL

Heavy rains associated with Iselle will reach the Big Island Thursday and spread to the remainder of the state Thursday night and Friday. These rains could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD