Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER 7

Issued: 1100 PM HST TUE OCT 14 2014

Tropical storm Ana continues to intensify far east southeast of the main Hawaiian islands

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

Location: 14.1N 146.1W
About 710 miles (1140 km) ESE of Hilo Hawaii
About 920 miles (1480 km) ESE of Honolulu Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph (110 km/h)
Present movement: W or 275 degrees at 9 mph (15 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 994 MB or 29.36 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

A HURRICANE WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS ON WEDNESDAY.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 pm HST, 0900 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 14.1 north, longitude 146.1 west. Ana is moving toward the west near 9 mph, 15 km/h, and this general motion is expected to continue through Wednesday, with a gradual turn toward the west northwest expected Wednesday night and Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph, 110 km/h, with higher gusts. Additional intensification is expected during the next couple of days, and Ana may become a hurricane on Wednesday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles, 110 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 994 mb, 29.36 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
Next complete advisory...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER HOUSTON