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TROPICAL STORM KILO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  31A
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   CP032015
200 AM HST FRI AUG 28 2015

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS CONTINUING ON JOHNSTON ISLAND...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM HST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.2N 170.1W
ABOUT 45 MI...75 KM NW OF JOHNSTON ISLAND
ABOUT 890 MI...1430 KM SE OF MIDWAY ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 260 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.23 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...
* JOHNSTON ISLAND


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 200 AM HST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KILO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 170.1 WEST. KILO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H. THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A GRADUAL TURN TO THE
WEST-NORTHWEST ON SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. KILO IS FORECAST TO SLOWLY INTENSIFY DURING THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS...AND MAY BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...145 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 990 MB...29.23 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ON
JOHNSTON ISLAND INTO THIS MORNING...WITH WINDS DIMINISHING LATER
TODAY.

RAINFALL...HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM THIS SLOW MOVING
TROPICAL STORM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT JOHNSTON ISLAND TODAY.
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

SURF...LARGE SURF WILL CONTINUE TODAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG NORTHWEST
AND NORTH FACING SHORES AND REEFS.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER JACOBSON






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