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HURRICANE IGNACIO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 24A
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI EP122015
200 PM HST SUN AUG 30 2015

...MAJOR HURRICANE IGNACIO 360 MILES DUE EAST OF THE BIG
ISLAND AND CONTINUING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM HST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.3N 149.3W
ABOUT 380 MI...610 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 575 MI...925 KM ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...961 MB...28.38 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* MAUI COUNTY...INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF MAUI...MOLOKAI...LANAI AND
KAHOOLAWE.
* HAWAII COUNTY

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

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD CONTINUE TO
CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF IGNACIO.


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 EYE OF HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS
LOCATED BY U.S. AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT NEAR LATITUDE
19.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 149.3 WEST. IGNACIO IS MOVING TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE
CENTER OF IGNACIO WILL PASS APPROXIMATELY 200 MILES NORTHEAST OF THE
BIG ISLAND TUESDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH...185 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. IGNACIO IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE. WEAKENING IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS...AND IGNACIO MAY BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BY TUESDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 160
MILES...255 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 961 MB...28.38 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE BIG ISLAND
MONDAY NIGHT...AND TUESDAY ON MAUI.

RAINFALL...STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS NEAR 5 INCHES MAINLY IN AREAS OF HIGHER
TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA.

SURF...LARGE SWELLS GENERATED BY IGNACIO WILL ARRIVE ALONG EAST
AND SOUTHEAST FACING SHORES OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS OVER THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. RESULTANT SURF WILL BE LARGE AND POTENTIALLY
LIFE-THREATENING...ESPECIALLY ON THE BIG ISLAND LATER TODAY
AND EARLY NEXT WEEK.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER R BALLARD