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WTPZ33 KNHC 242048
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Kiko Advisory Number 50
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP132019
Issued by NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 1100 AM HST Tue Sep 24 2019


...KIKO BARELY HOLDING ON AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE AS IT APPROACHES THE CENTRAL PACIFIC BASIN...



SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.0N 139.6W ABOUT 1020 MI...1640 KM E OF HILO HAWAII MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES



WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.



DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM HST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kiko was located near latitude 18.0 North, longitude 139.6 West. Kiko is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h). A gradual turn from west-northwestward to west-southwestward is expected tonight through Wednesday night. On the forecast track, Kiko will move into the central Pacific basin later this afternoon.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional weakening is forecast, and Kiko is likely to become a tropical depression by this evening and should then degenerate into a remnant low by early Wednesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on this system. Future information on this system can be found in Public Advisories issued by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center beginning at 500 PM HST, under AWIPS header HFOTCPCP4, WMO header WTPA34 PHFO. Products will continue to be available on the web at hurricanes.gov.

$$ Forecaster R Ballard

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