Hurricane Hilda Update #2

Please pray for Hurricane Hilda to continue to weaken and for the storm to stay away from the Hawaiian Islands. Pray for those in the potential path of the storm to prepare for the storms arrival.  Pray for the safety and protection of people in the event the storm does make landfall.

Hurrican Hilda 2b

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT. INTERESTS IN THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF HILDA.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 AM HST, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HILDA WAS LOCATED NEAR LAT 14.7N & LONG 146.7W. HILDA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH. HILDA IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND SLOW IN FORWARD SPEED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. HILDA IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE. GRADUAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH MORE SIGNIFICANT WEAKENING FORECAST MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES FROM THE CENTER, AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: SWELLS ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE HILDA WILL PRODUCE LARGE SURF ALONG EAST AND SOUTHEAST FACING SHORES OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

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