Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER 11

Issued: 1100 PM HST WED OCT 15 2014

Ana continues moving westward

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

Location: 14.1N 149.3W
About 545 miles (875 km) SE of Hilo Hawaii
About 755 miles (1210 km) SE of Honolulu Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph (95 km/h)
Present movement: W or 265 degrees at 10 mph (17 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 1000 MB or 29.53 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY,

NONE

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT,

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR,
* HAWAII COUNTY

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA, GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF ANA. WATCHES MAY BE REQUIRED FOR ADDITIONAL ISLANDS
ON THURSDAY.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA, PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
HONOLULU HAWAII.

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 149.3 west. Ana is currently moving toward the west near 10 mph, 17 km/h. Ana is expected to gradually turn toward the northwest by early Thursday, and maintain this motion through Friday. On the forecast track, the center of Ana will pass near the Big Island Friday night and Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph, 95 km/h, with higher gusts. Ana is forecast to gradually intensify and become a hurricane by Friday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles, 95 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb, 29.53 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm conditions are possible on the Big Island of Hawaii starting late Friday.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana are possible over the eastern end of the main Hawaiian islands starting late Thursday. These large swells will continue to spread across the island chain through the weekend. Surf produced by these swells may be potentially damaging along some shorelines starting on Friday.

RAINFALL

Heavy rainfall associated with Ana may reach the Big Island of Hawaii late Friday. These rains could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 AM HST.
Next complete advisory...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD