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Lana passes the Big Island, downgraded to Tropical Depression

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400 PM HST SUN AUG 2 2009  FOR THE CENTRAL NORTH PACIFIC...BETWEEN 140W AND 180  1. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Lana, which is located about 500 miles south of Honolulu. Please see AWIPS header TCMCP1 and WMO header WTPA21 for further details.

400 PM HST SUN AUG 2 2009 FOR THE CENTRAL NORTH PACIFIC...BETWEEN 140W AND 180 1. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Lana, which is located about 500 miles south of Honolulu.

TROPICAL DEPRESSION LANA ADVISORY NUMBER 15
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI EP062009
500 PM HST SUN AUG 02 2009

AT 500 PM HST…0300 UTC…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION LANA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.5 NORTH…LONGITUDE 160.9 WEST OR ABOUT 510 MILES…SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HONOLULU HAWAII AND ABOUT 590 MILES…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF JOHNSTON ISLAND.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 18 MPH

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1010 MB…29.83 INCHES.

…SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST INFORMATION…
LOCATION…14.5N 160.9W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT 18 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1010 MB

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

…SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST INFORMATION…
LOCATION…14.5N 158.9W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WEST OR 280 DEGREES AT 14 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1008 MB

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 PM HST.

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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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