Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 11A

Issued: 200 AM HST THU OCT 16 2014

Ana continues moving westward

SUMMARY OF 200 AM HST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION

Location: 13.9N 149.8W
About 530 miles (850 km) SE of Hilo Hawaii
About 740 miles (1190 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 200 am HST, 1200 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 13.9 north, longitude 149.8 west. Ana is moving toward the west near 10 mph, 17 km/h. Ana is expected to gradually turn toward the west-northwest later today, then turn toward the northwest on Friday with little change in forward speed. 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 island chain starting late tonight and Friday morning. These large swells will continue to spread up the island chain through the weekend. Surf produced by these swells could potentially be damaging along exposed shorelines beginning late Friday and Saturday, and persisting through the weekend in some areas.

RAINFALL

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

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

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD