Hurricane Local Statement
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
HURRICANE MADELINE LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 AM HST MON AUG 29 2016

...HURRICANE MADELINE APPROACHING THE STATE FROM THE EAST...

.NEW INFORMATION...
A HURRICANE WATCH HAS NOW BEEN ISSUED.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION FOR PORTIONS OF
LOCATIONS WITHIN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE BIG ISLAND.

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE SPECIFIED AREAS.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE BIG ISLAND FROM
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

A HIGH SURF WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF THE
BIG ISLAND FROM TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 11 AM HST...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MADELINE WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 18.6N...LONGITUDE 145.5W...OR ABOUT 630 MILES EAST OF
HILO HAWAII...OR ABOUT 825 MILES EAST OF HONOLULU HAWAII.
HURRICANE MADELINE IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
A HURRICANE WATCH HAS NOW BEEN ISSUED. A MORE DETAILED STATEMENT
WILL FOLLOW SHORTLY.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IT IS VITAL THAT YOU DO NOT FOCUS ON THE EXACT FORECAST TRACK.
FORECAST MOVEMENT...DIRECTION...AND SPEED ARE ONLY ESTIMATES.
EVEN SMALL SHIFTS IN THE TRACK CAN MEAN MAJOR DIFFERENCES IN
WHERE THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR. DAMAGING EFFECTS CAN
EXTEND FAR FROM THE CENTER.

A WATCH IS TYPICALLY ISSUED 48 HOURS BEFORE THE POSSIBLE
ARRIVAL OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS...WHICH MAKE CONTINUING
OUTSIDE PREPARATIONS DANGEROUS. A WATCH IS THE TIME FOR YOU
TO PREPARE.

A WARNING IS TYPICALLY ISSUED 36 HOURS BEFORE THE EXPECTED
ARRIVAL OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. A WARNING IS THE TIME
FOR YOU TO FINISH YOUR PREPARATIONS AND BEGIN MOVING TO SAFE
SHELTER.

LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 12 PM HST...OR
SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

HIZ023>028-300500-
/O.NEW.PHFO.HU.A.2014.160829T2100Z-000000T0000Z/
KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
1100 AM HST MON AUG 29 2016

...HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT...

$$



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