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Tropical Depression Lane Could Still Produce Flash Flooding

August 26, 2018, 7:33 AM HST
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Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, 5 AM: NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI EP142018

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

At 5 a.m. the center of Tropical Depression Lane was located near latitude 19.1 north, longitude 162.2 west, 315 WSW of Honolulu and 270 SW of Līhue.

The depression is moving toward the west near 10 mph, and this general motion is expected to continue into Monday.

A brief slowing in forward motion is expected Monday night as Lane makes a turn toward the northwest.

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Lane is then expected to accelerate northwestward by Tuesday as it transitions to an extratropical low.

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Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts.

Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Lane is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low later today or tonight.

In a couple of days, Lane may develop into a gale force extratropical low as it passes over portions of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

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Interests in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands should continue to monitor the progress of Lane.

RAINFALL: Lingering moisture associated with Lane will produce heavy rainfall over portions of the main Hawaiian Islands today, which could lead to additional flash flooding and landslides.

NEXT ADVISORY

Next complete advisory will be published close to 11 a.m.

ABOUT 270 MI…435 KM SW OF LIHUE HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 260 DEGREES AT 10 MPH…17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB…29.71 INCHES

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