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UPDATE 1: Hurricane Fernanda 2,000 Miles ESE of Hilo

Posted July 14, 2017, 05:53 PM HST Updated July 15, 2017, 08:34 AM HST

NWS/NOAA/Central Pacific Hurricane Center, July 15, 2017, 7:30 a.m.

UPDATE: July 15, 7:30 a.m.

As of Friday afternoon, July 14, 2017, Hurricane Fernanda, located 2,200 in the Eastern Pacific,  was classified as a Category 4 system with sustained winds of 130 mph.

The Nation Weather Service Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu issued an updated graphic for Hurricane Fernanda at 8 a.m. HST, on Saturday, July 15.

Fernanda is expected to move into the Central Pacific Hurricane Center area of responsibility on Wednesday.

NWS/NOAA/NWS, July 14, 2015, 5 p.m. HST

ORIGINAL POST: July 14, 2017

The National Weather Service issued information about Hurricane Fernanda on Friday, July 14, 2017, at 3 p.m.


At 11 a.m. this morning, Hurricane Fernanda was located over 2,000 miles east-southeast of Hilo moving west at approximately 12 mph.

Hurricane Fernanda Advisory #011. 8 a.m. PDT Fri Jul 14, 2017. PC: NOAA/NWS/National Hurricane Center.

The general forecast by the National Weather Service is for Hurricane Fernanda to strengthen over the weekend before starting to weaken early next week.

The NWS added that it is too early to know what effects, if any, Hurricane Fernanda will have on the Big Island or the State of Hawai‘i..

The next update is scheduled for Monday, July 17, or sooner, if necessary.

Hurricane Fernanda, July 14, 2017, 5 p.m. NOAA/Central Pacific Hurricane Center


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LaJuana Wooley Radau Be safe Big Island!July 14, 2017 07:35pm
Ray Subia Again!? ReeeJuly 14, 2017 08:01pm
Susana La Londe Take care please ! God be with you!July 14, 2017 09:03pm
Alli Gray Kat GrayJuly 14, 2017 11:46pm
Kat Gray I better still be able to get thereJuly 15, 2017 01:44am
Donna Segalla Scagnelli be safe family!July 15, 2017 02:06am
Kaye Crux I think Big Island gonna get it 🌊💨July 15, 2017 04:16am
Janice Miskel Batten down the hatches! Doesn't the Hilo side usually take the brunt of these storms, rather than the West Coast?July 15, 2017 05:38am
Ceci Del Mar Yikes!July 15, 2017 11:35am
Sherene R Cowan It's still a LONG way away....we have some time before we know if it is headed for us. The Pacific is a BIG Ocean, and Hawaii is very small comparatively. We just wait and see...July 15, 2017 07:41pm
Rowena Johnson Be safe!!!July 16, 2017 04:53am

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