Public Advisory for HURRICANE JULIO

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HURRICANE JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER 21

Issued: 500 PM HST FRI AUG 08 2014

Hurricane Julio continues moving west northwestward far east of the Big Island

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

LOCATION: 18.9N 144.7W
ABOUT 680 MI: 1095 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 870 MI: 1405 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 100 MPH: 155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 970 MB or 28.65 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF JULIO.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 pm HST, 0300 UTC, the center of hurricane Julio was located near latitude 18.9 north, longitude 144.7 west. Julio is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph, 26 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. On this forecast track, Julio is expected to pass about 200 miles northeast of the Big Island on Sunday. Remember that forecast movement, direction.and speed are only estimates.

Maximum sustained winds are near 100 mph, 155 km/h, with higher gusts. Some gradual 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, 28.65 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM HST.

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FORECASTER BURKE