Skip to comments.Emergency officials urge residents to monitor TS [Tropical Storm] Flossie
Posted on 07/26/2013 8:19:10 PM PDT by Jyotishi
The Department of Emergency Management advises residents to follow the progress of Tropical Storm Flossie as it approaches Hawaii.
The National Weather Service Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu advised the Department of Emergency Management this afternoon that on its present track Tropical Storm Flossie may bring strong winds and torrential rains and possible flooding early next week. Tropical Storm Flossie is anticipated to cross the 140° longitude and into Hawaiian Waters around noon Saturday.
Posted: Jul 26, 2013 4:41 PM HST Updated: Jul 26, 2013 4:41 PM HST
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Flossie in paradise, sounds like that vacation place in the 5th element.
Breaking news.... there is the ever present threat of hurricane Weiner. It could blow up at any time!
Flossie Weakens Slightly, Tropical Storm Warning for Oahu
By Rich Meiers, Ben Gutierrez, Dan Cooke
Sunday, July 28, 2013
NOAA image of Flossie taken Sunday morning
Honolulu (HawaiiNewsNow) - Tropical Storm Flossie has weakened slightly as it moves ever closer to the islands. As of 11:00 a.m. HST Sunday, maximum sustained winds were 60 miles per hour, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu.
Forecasters said at 11:00 a.m., the storm was located about 430 miles east of Hilo, or 615 miles east of Honolulu. It was moving toward the west at 20 miles per hour. Forward movement is expected to slow ever so slightly as the storm nears the Big Island.
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