East Pacific Basin Hurricane & Tropical Storm Center


Ana Moving Away From Main Hawaiian Islands

Oct 22, 2014 3:54 PM

The Eastern Pacific Basin remains quiet, and no tropical development is expected for the next several days.

In the central Pacific Basin, Ana is slowly moving to the northwest away from Hawaii. The storm remains disorganized as wind shear is displacing the thunderstorm activity from the center of circulation.
The storm will make more of a turn to the north tonight, then to the northeast and begin to accelerate later Thursday and through the weekend. Ana is expected to strengthen some Thursday and Friday, but it will remain below hurricane strength.

Ana will continue to bring occasional wind and rain to the mostly uninhabited northwestern Hawaiian Islands through this evening.

By AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Carl Erickson

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National Hurricane Center Outlook

NHC E. Pacific Activity

ABPZ20 KNHC 230500

1100 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:

An area of low pressure is expected to form several hundred miles
south of the Gulf of Tehuantepec late this weekend or early next
week. Environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for
gradual development of this system after that time while the low
drifts generally northward.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...30 percent.

Forecaster Brown

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