Haleakala Summit Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Tropical Storm Watch
Statement as of 5:39 PM HST on August 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.


... Probability of tropical storm/hurricane conditions...
the chance for hurricane conditions at this time very small.
Also... the chance for tropical storm conditions at this time
ranges from 33 to 47 percent. This represents a general
upward trend since the last forecast.

... Winds...
although the latest forecast is for sustained winds to remain
below tropical storm force of 39 mph... 34 knots... only a small
change in the track of Ignacio could result in higher winds.

... 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 15 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 2 to 4 inches... with isolated amounts
near 6 inches mainly in areas of higher terrain... are possible.




Record Report
Statement as of 6:24 PM HST on August 29, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Hilo hi...

A record high temperature of 89 degrees was set at Hilo hi today.
This breaks the old record of 88 set in 2007.


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