Ana Tracking South of Hawaii; Remnants of Trudy Producing Heavy Rain in Mexico
Oct 20, 2014 6:55 AM
Hurricane Ana is tracking northwest a little over 100 miles south of Kauai in the Hawaiian Islands and continue to track west-northwest into Monday. Ana is moving over warm water and should maintain hurricane strength into Monday. Increased wind shear may briefly weaken the cyclone into a tropical storm, however another round of strengthening is expected during the middle of the week as Ana tracks over the open Pacific Ocean.
Impacts to the Hawaiian Islands have already ended for the Big Island and Maui. However, heavy rain continues to fall across Oahu and will spread into Kauai late on Sunday into Sunday night. Tropical storm-force wind gusts are possible across Kauai through Sunday evening local time. Heavy rainfall may trigger isolated mudslides and flooding.
By AccuWeather Meteorologist Eric Leister and updated by Meteorologist Steve Travis
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National Hurricane Center Outlook
300 ABPZ20 KNHC 200502 TWOEP TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 1100 PM PDT SUN OCT 19 2014 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Brennan
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