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Tropical storm Lana passing south of Hawaii

As of 5 p.m. Saturday (Aug 1) Lana is 360 miles south of Hilo with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph with higher gusts. Lana is expected to weaken over the next 24 hours.

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TROPICAL STORM LANA ADVISORY NUMBER 11
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI EP062009
500 PM HST SAT AUG 01 2009

…TROPICAL STORM LANA CONTINUES MOVING WEST ON A TRACK THAT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS…

AT 500 PM HST…0300 UTC…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LANA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.5 NORTH…LONGITUDE 155.2 WEST OR ABOUT 360 MILES SOUTH OF HILO HAWAII AND ABOUT 500 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF HONOLULU HAWAII.

LANA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 18 MPH. LANA WILL CONTINUE MOVING TOWARD THE WEST…WITH THE FORWARD SPEED GRADUALLY SLOWING…OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 75 MILES FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB…29.77 INCHES.

…SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST INFORMATION…LOCATION…14.5N 155.2W MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT…WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT 18 MPH MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1008 MB

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 PM HST.

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Central Pacific Infrared Images

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) issues tropical cyclone warnings, watches, advisories, discussions, and statements for all tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific from 140 Degrees West Longitude to the International Dateline. The season officially begins on June 1 and ends on November 30. However, tropical cyclones can occur at any time. The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Honolulu activates the CPHC when: (1) a tropical cyclone moves into the Central Pacific from the Eastern Pacific, (2) a tropical cyclone forms in the Central Pacific, or (3) a tropical cyclone moves into the Central Pacific from the West.

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