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Hurricane Lane Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI   EP142018
900 AM HST Fri Aug 24 2018

...DANGEROUS HURRICANE LANE CRAWLING NORTH TOWARD THE MAIN
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...

The poorly defined eye of Hurricane Lane is being tracked by both
the North Kohala and Molokai WSR-88D radars as the tropical cyclone
moves northward toward the main Hawaiian Islands.

A summary of peak winds will be issued later this morning.

As 840 am HST
Lahaina, Maui 37 MPH(59 KM/H) Gusts 54 MPH (85 KM/H)

Radar based location of the low level center of Lane is
unreliable. This will be the last location based on radar, unless 
development occurs. The previous location follows.

SUMMARY OF 800 AM HST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.8N 158.0W 
ABOUT 170 MI...274 KM S OF HONOLULU HAWAII 
ABOUT 140 MI...225 KM WSW OF KAILUA-KONA HAWAII 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...170 KM/H 
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...3 KM/H 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...964 MB...28.47 INCHES 

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Forecaster Lau

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