Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 25B

Issued: 300 PM HST SUN OCT 19 2014

Ana south-southwest of Kauai moving slowly westward

SUMMARY OF 300 PM HST...0100 UTC...INFORMATION

Location: 20.7N 160.9W
About 130 miles (215 km) SW of Lihue Hawaii
About 210 miles (325 km) WSW of Honolulu Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph (110 km/h)
Present movement: W or 270 degrees at 8 mph (13 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 994 MB or 29.35 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

Ana is downgraded to a tropical storm.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR:

KAUAI COUNTY INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF KAUAI AND NIIHAU

PORTIONS OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT, FROM
NIHOA TO FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS.

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR:

PORTIONS OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT, FROM
NIHOA TO MARO REEF.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA. FOR KAUAI COUNTY,
THESE CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 12
HOURS. FOR THE MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT, THESE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITH THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.

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


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 300 pm HST, 0100 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 20.7 north, longitude 160.9 west. Ana is moving toward the west near 8 mph, 13 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue through Monday, followed by a gradual turn toward the northwest Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph, 110 km/h, with higher gusts. Ana is expected to remain just below hurricane strength through Tuesday, but is expected to remain a strong tropical storm.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles, 165 km.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 994 mb, 29.35 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm conditions are expected over Kauai county today, and over Nihoa tonight. Tropical storm conditions are expected over necker island, French Frigate Shoals, and tern island Monday night. Hurricane conditions are possible over French Frigate Shoals and tern island Monday night.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana will continue to impact most of the main Hawaiian islands today, and will reach the northwest Hawaiian islands later today and tonight. Surf produced by these swells could potentially be damaging along exposed southern and southeastern shorelines.

RAINFALL

Ana is expected to bring total rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches, with local amounts up to 8 inches, over Kauai and Niihau. Rainfall associated with Ana will move over the smaller islands from Niihau to Maui today. Rainfall will gradually diminish later in the day over Oahu and Maui. Rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches, with local amounts of 12 inches, are possible over the northwest Hawaiian islands along and near the track of the center of Ana.

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

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FORECASTER POWELL