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UPDATES: Flossie Degenerates to Remnant Low as it Nears Hawai‘i

August 5, 2019, 9:07 AM HST
* Updated August 5, 5:14 PM
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There are no Big Island Traffic & Road Closures due to Flossie as of 8 a.m.

Monday, Aug. 5, 2019

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5 PM: FLOSSIE DEGENERATES TO A REMNANT LOW AS IT PASSES NEAR HAWAII

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At 5 PM HST, the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Flossie was located near latitude 20.8°N, longitude 154.6°W, approximately 85 miles north-northeast of Hilo. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph. A gradual turn toward the north-northwest is expected until dissipation on Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. Flossie is expected to gradually dege erate over the next day or so and dissipate by Wednesday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 29.80 inches.

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The Central Pacific Hurricane Center has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Hawai‘i Island. A flash flood watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding. The High Surf Warning for Hawai‘i Island has been reduced to a High Surf Advisory.

A Small Craft Advisory is also in effect.

2 PM: FLOSSIE REMAINS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AS IT PASSES NEAR HAWAI‘I

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Flossie, centered about 130 miles northeast of Hilo.

Tropical Depression Flossie, 2 PM HST, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. PC: NOAA.

11 AM: FLOSSIE REMAINS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AS IT PASSES NEAR HAWAI‘I

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At 11 a.m. HST, the center of Tropical Depression Flossie was located near latitude 20.2°N, longitude 153.6°W, approximately 105 miles east-northeast of Hilo. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph. This motion will continue today, followed by a turn toward the northwest through dissipation late Tuesday night or Wednesday. On the forecast track, the system will move near the main Hawaiian Islands today and Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. Although little change in strength is expected in the next 36 hours, Flossie is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low later today or tonight and dissipate by Wednesday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 29.80 inches.

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Hawai‘i Island. A flash flood watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding. The High Surf Warning for Hawai‘i Island has been reduced to a High Surf Advisory. We can expect localized heavy rain, flash flooding, gusty winds and thunderstorms across the island today.

8 AM: TROPICAL DEPRESSION FLOSSIE CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES CLOSER TO HAWAII

Flossie, 5 AM, Aug. 5, 2019. PC: NOAA

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Flossie, centered about 160 miles northeast of Hilo.

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Hawai‘i Island. A flash flood watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding. The High Surf Warning for Hawai‘i Island has been reduced to a High Surf Advisory. We can expect localized heavy rain, flash flooding, gusty winds and thunderstorms across the island today.

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