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Tropical Storm Watch

HURRICANE IGNACIO LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
551 AM HST SAT AUG 29 2015

...IGNACIO RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES TO A MAJOR HURRICANE...

.NEW INFORMATION...
ADDITIONAL IMPACT INFORMATION.

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

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH CONTINUES FOR THE BIG ISLAND.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST FACING SHORES OF
THE BIG ISLAND THROUGH SUNDAY.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 5 AM HST...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 15.9N...LONGITUDE 146.5W...OR ABOUT 625 MILES
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF HILO HAWAII...OR ABOUT 835 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST
OF HONOLULU HAWAII. HURRICANE IGNACIO IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT
8 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
HURRICANE IGNACIO IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE
SOUTHEAST BRINGING AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS TO THE BIG ISLAND.

ALTHOUGH THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH COVERS JUST THE BIG ISLAND AT
THIS TIME...IT IS STILL TOO EARLY TO DETERMINE WHICH ISLAND IS AT
MOST RISK FROM IGNACIO.

.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 ERRORS IN THE FORECAST 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. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL IT IS TOO LATE.

STAY CALM AND KEEP INFORMED. CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO
OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION.
LISTEN FOR WARNINGS OR CHANGES TO THE FORECAST.

BE READY TO EVACUATE IF NECESSARY. HEED THE ADVICE OF LOCAL
OFFICIALS AND COMPLY WITH ANY ORDERS THAT ARE ISSUED. PERSONS
LIVING NEAR THE SHORE SHOULD BE PREPARED TO EVACUATE QUICKLY
SHOULD BUILDING SURF THREATEN.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1230 PM HST...OR
SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

HIZ023>028-292230-
/O.CON.PHFO.TR.A.2012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
551 AM HST SAT AUG 29 2015

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

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

LOOSE OBJECTS SUCH AS LAWN FURNITURE...GARBAGE CANS...AND OTHER
ITEMS SHOULD BE SECURED OR STORED INDOORS. HAVE SUPPLIES ON HAND
AND BE READY FOR POWER OUTAGES. EVACUATE IF ORDERED BY LOCAL
OFFICIALS.

&&

...PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM/HURRICANE CONDITIONS...
ON THE BIG ISLAND...THE CHANCE FOR HURRICANE CONDITIONS AT THIS
TIME IS LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 7 PERCENT. ALSO...THE CHANCE FOR
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME RANGES FROM 29 TO 51
PERCENT. THIS REPRESENTS A GENERAL UPWARD TREND SINCE THE LAST
FORECAST.

...WINDS...
THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SUSTAINED WINDS TO REACH TROPICAL STORM
FORCE OF 39 MPH AS EARLY AS MONDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
SWELLS GENERATED BY IGNACIO WILL BEGIN TO ARRIVE ALONG EAST AND
SOUTHEAST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND LATER TODAY AND INCREASE
TO 15 TO 20 FEET ON SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. RESULTANT SURF WILL BE
LARGE AND POTENTIALLY LIFE-THREATENING...ESPECIALLY ON THE BIG
ISLAND LATER THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. SOME COASTAL
INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS...INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMTED TO THE
KAPOHO AREA...IS EXPECTED ESPECIALLY AT HIGH TIDE.

...INLAND FLOODING...
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS NEAR 6 INCHES MAINLY IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN...
ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA.

$$

BRENCHLEY





High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
320 AM HST SAT AUG 29 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND
THROUGH TODAY AND FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.A WEST SWELL FROM FORMER TYPHOON ATSANI APPEARED TO HAVE PEAK
AND HAS STARTED A DOWNWARD TREND. AN EAST SWELL FROM HURRICANE
IGNACIO WILL BUILD TO ADVISORY LEVELS TODAY...AND CONTINUE TO
GROW THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEKEND...APPROACHING WARNING LEVELS
LATE SUNDAY. WARNING LEVEL SURF FOR EAST FACING SHORES IS POSSIBLE
EARLY NEXT WEEK...BUT IS HIGHLY DEPENDENT UPON THE STRENGTH AND
TRACK OF HURRICANE IGNACIO.

HIZ024-025-300230-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.Y.0041.150829T1600Z-150831T0400Z/
SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
320 AM HST SAT AUG 29 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM HST SUNDAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM HST SUNDAY.

* SURF...5 TO 8 FEET TODAY...INCREASING TO 10 TO 14 FEET LATE
  SUNDAY.

* TIMING...BUILDING THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE...EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES...SHORE
  BREAK...AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BEACHGOERS...SWIMMERS...AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN
BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION. KNOW YOUR
LIMITS... WHEN IN DOUBT...DO NOT GO OUT.

&&

$$
LAU








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