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HURRICANE MADELINE ADVISORY NUMBER  22
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   EP142016
1100 AM HST WED AUG 31 2016
 
...MADELINE WEAKENING AS IT DRAWS CLOSER TO HAWAII...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.6N 154.2W
ABOUT 95 MI...155 KM SE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 305 MI...490 KM SE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 260 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB...29.27 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
 
The Hurricane Warning has been discontinued for Hawaii County. A
Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Hawaii County.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
 
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Hawaii County
* Maui County including the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai and
Kahoolawe
 
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the watch area, in this case over the next
24 hours. Preparations to protect life and property should be
complete.
 
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
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At 1100 AM HST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Madeline was
located near latitude 18.6 North, longitude 154.2 West. Madeline is
moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h). This general motion
is expected to continue for the next couple of days.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
 
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 10 miles (20 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles
(205 km). During the past couple of hours, tropical storm force
winds of 43 mph gusting to 51 mph have been reported at Kamuela
Airport in Hawaii County.
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 991 mb (29.27 inches).
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to continue over
Hawaii County through tonight and will develop over portions of
Maui County later today and tonight. Winds will be strongest over
mountains and where winds blow downslope from higher terrain.
 
SURF: Swells generated by Madeline will continue to increase across
Hawaiian waters today, possibly becoming damaging along east
facing shores of Hawaii County and eastern portions of the Island of
Maui into tonight.
 
RAIN: Madeline is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 5
to 10 inches, with isolated maximum amounts near 15 inches, across
Hawaii County, especially over windward areas and the Kau District.
Total rainfall accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with isolated maximum
amounts up to 4 inches, can be expected in the islands of Maui
County, mainly over windward terrain. This rainfall may lead to
dangerous flash floods and mudslides.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 200 PM HST.
Next complete advisory at 500 PM HST.
 
$$
Forecaster Wroe