Hurricane Hilda Update #3

Please pray continue praying for Hurricane Hilda to keep weakening and to miss the Hawaiian Islands. The current forecast track has Hilda going directly toward the Big Island of Hawaii as a tropical depression. Please pray for all people in the potential path of the storm to prepare for the storm and for protection should it make landfall.

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WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT. INTERESTS IN THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF HILDA. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE BIG ISLAND LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 AM HST, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HILDA WAS LOCATED NEAR LAT 16.2N & LONG 149.8W. HILDA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS WITH HILDA FORECAST TO BE MOVING VERY SLOWLY ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 90 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STEADY WEAKENING IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS WITH HILDA FORECAST TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM ON TUESDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES FROM THE CENTER AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70
MILES.

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

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