Hurricane Local Statement
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
HURRICANE IGNACIO LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
514 PM HST SUN AUG 30 2015

...IGNACIO STILL A MAJOR HURRICANE 350 MILES EAST OF THE BIG
ISLAND AND TRACKING NORTHWEST...

.NEW INFORMATION...
WATCHES HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

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

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT ANYWHERE ACROSS
THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.

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

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST FACING SHORES OF
MOLOKAI...OAHU AND KAUAI.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 4 PM HST...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 19.8N...LONGITUDE 149.6W...OR ABOUT 355 MILES EAST OF
HILO HAWAII ABOUT 545 MILES EAST OF HONOLULU HAWAII. HURRICANE
IGNACIO IS MOVING NORTHWEST AT 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
ARE NEAR 115 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
HURRICANE IGNACIO IS NOW FORECAST TO MOVE FURTHER NORTH AND EAST
OF THE ISLANDS. DUE TO THE MUCH REDUCED THREAT OF TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS FOR MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND...ALL TROPICAL
STORM WATCHES HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

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

EVEN THOUGH THE WIND THREAT FROM IGNACIO APPEARS TO HAVE
PASSED...HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO BUILD ON THE EAST
FACING SHORES. THESE DANGEROUS HIGH SURF CONDITIONS MEAN THAT ONLY
HIGHLY EXPERIENCED PERSONS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. INEXPERIENCED
PERSONS SHOULD REMAIN OFF BEACHES AND ADJACENT BEACHFRONT AREAS.
LARGE BREAKING SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHOREBREAK...AND DANGEROUS
CURRENTS MAKE ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING
THE WATER COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH.

THE MOIST AIRMASS LINGERING OVER THE STATE WILL ALSO BRING
INCREASED SHOWERS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
THROUGH THE WEEK.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THIS IS THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT ON THIS EVENT.

HIZ023>028-310415-
/O.CAN.PHFO.TR.A.2012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
514 PM HST SUN AUG 30 2015

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

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

ALTHOUGH IGNACIO APPEARS TO HAVE SPARED THE ISLANDS ANY MAJOR
IMPACTS...WE ARE STILL IN HURRICANE SEASON. WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE
TO HAVE A HURRICANE PLAN IN PLACE...AND KEEP A HURRICANE KIT WITH
SUPPLIES READY IN CASE THE ISLANDS ARE THREATENED AGAIN.

&&

...WINDS...
HIGH WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
SWELLS GENERATED BY IGNACIO WILL INCREASE ALONG EAST AND SOUTHEAST
FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND...AND WILL RESULT IN SURF HEIGHTS
OF 12 TO 20 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY. THE HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED TO
CREATE DANGEROUS CURRENTS. SOME COASTAL INUNDATION OF LOW LYING
AREAS...INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE KAPOHO AREA...IS EXPECTED
ESPECIALLY AT HIGH TIDE.

...INLAND FLOODING...
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS
NEAR 5 INCHES MAINLY IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE.

$$

HIZ012>022-310415-
/O.CAN.PHFO.TR.A.2012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-LANAI MAUKA-
KAHOOLAWE-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-
HALEAKALA SUMMIT-
514 PM HST SUN AUG 30 2015

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

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

ALTHOUGH IGNACIO APPEARS TO HAVE SPARED THE ISLANDS ANY MAJOR
IMPACTS...WE ARE STILL IN HURRICANE SEASON. WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE
TO HAVE A HURRICANE PLAN IN PLACE...AND KEEP A HURRICANE KIT WITH
SUPPLIES READY IN CASE THE ISLANDS ARE THREATENED AGAIN.

&&

...WINDS...
HIGH WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
SWELLS GENERATED BY IGNACIO WILL INCREASE ALONG EAST AND SOUTHEAST
FACING SHORES OF THE ISLAND OF MAUI...AND WILL RESULT IN SURF
HEIGHTS REACHING UP TO 12 TO 20 FEET ON MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THE HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED TO CREATE DANGEROUS CURRENTS. SOME
COASTAL INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS IS EXPECTED ESPECIALLY AT
HIGH TIDE.

...INLAND FLOODING...
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS
NEAR 5 INCHES MAINLY IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE.


$$
BRENCHLEY





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