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TROPICAL STORM MADELINE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  22A
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   EP142016
200 PM HST WED AUG 31 2016
 
...MADELINE WEAKENING AS IT DRAWS CLOSER TO HAWAII...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM HST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.3N 154.6W
ABOUT 105 MI...170 KM SSE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 300 MI...480 KM SE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WSW OR 255 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB...29.41 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
 
None.
 
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
12 to 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 200 PM HST (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Madeline was
located near latitude 18.3 North, longitude 154.6 West. Madeline is
moving toward the west-southwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). This general
motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
 
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles (205 km).
During the past several hours, wind gusts as high as 60 mph (97
km/h) have been reported in North Kohala in Hawaii County.
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb (29.41 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 peak across Hawaiian waters
this afternoon and early evening, possibly becoming damaging along
east facing shores of Hawaii County.
 
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 complete advisory at 500 PM HST.
 
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Forecaster Wroe