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16 Oct 2019 - 20:21 EDT
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Post-Tropical Cyclone Kiko at 19.2°N - 140.5°W

North Pacific Ocean

Approximately 1000 miles from Hawaii.


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NHC Storm Description:

25 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO WEAKENS TO A REMNANT LOW... As of 5:00 PM HST Tue Sep 24 the center of Kiko was located near 19.2, -140.5 with movement NW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

24 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO BARELY HOLDING ON AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE AS IT APPROACHES THE CENTRAL PACIFIC BASIN... As of 11:00 AM HST Tue Sep 24 the center of Kiko was located near 18.0, -139.6 with movement NW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

24 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO WEAKENING... ...FINALLY EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW ON WEDNESDAY... As of 5:00 AM HST Tue Sep 24 the center of Kiko was located near 17.9, -138.9 with movement NW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

24 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO HOPEFULLY ON THE WAY TO ITS FINAL DEMISE... As of 11:00 PM HST Mon Sep 23 the center of Kiko was located near 17.5, -138.2 with movement NW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

24 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO EXPECTED TO BEGIN WEAKENING TUESDAY... As of 5:00 PM HST Mon Sep 23 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -137.5 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

23 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO STRENGTHENS SOME MORE... As of 11:00 AM HST Mon Sep 23 the center of Kiko was located near 15.9, -136.5 with movement WNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

23 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO RESTRENGTHENS AS IT INCHES CLOSER TO THE END OF THE EASTERN PACIFIC BASIN... As of 5:00 AM HST Mon Sep 23 the center of Kiko was located near 15.7, -135.8 with movement WNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

23 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO MOVING WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD OVER THE OPEN EASTERN PACIFIC... ...SOME STRENGTHENING LIKELY TO OCCUR MONDAY... As of 11:00 PM HST Sun Sep 22 the center of Kiko was located near 15.5, -135.3 with movement WSW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

23 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO EXPECTED TO BRIEFLY RE-STRENGTHEN LATER TONIGHT OR MONDAY... As of 5:00 PM HST Sun Sep 22 the center of Kiko was located near 15.5, -134.5 with movement WSW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO REFUSES TO GO AWAY... As of 11:00 AM HST Sun Sep 22 the center of Kiko was located near 16.1, -133.9 with movement WSW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...TENACIOUS KIKO HANGING ON AS A TROPICAL STORM... As of 5:00 AM HST Sun Sep 22 the center of Kiko was located near 16.5, -133.5 with movement SW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO WEAKER BUT EXPECTED TO RESTRENGTHEN ON MONDAY... As of 11:00 PM HST Sat Sep 21 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -132.9 with movement SW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO STRUGGLING TO PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY... As of 5:00 PM HST Sat Sep 21 the center of Kiko was located near 17.5, -132.5 with movement WSW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

21 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO NOW MOVING WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD WITH MUCH WEAKER WINDS... As of 2:00 PM PDT Sat Sep 21 the center of Kiko was located near 18.0, -131.6 with movement WSW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

21 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO TURNS WESTWARD AS IT CONTINUES ITS ENDURING TREK ACROSS THE EASTERN PACIFIC... As of 8:00 AM PDT Sat Sep 21 the center of Kiko was located near 18.4, -131.1 with movement W at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

21 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO NOW MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWARD... ..EXPECTED TO TURN WESTWARD LATER TODAY... As of 2:00 AM PDT Sat Sep 21 the center of Kiko was located near 18.8, -130.3 with movement N at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

21 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO MOVING NORTHWESTWARD... As of 8:00 PM PDT Fri Sep 20 the center of Kiko was located near 18.3, -130.5 with movement NW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

20 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO CONTINUES ITS SLOW JOURNEY ACROSS THE EASTERN PACIFIC... As of 2:00 PM PDT Fri Sep 20 the center of Kiko was located near 17.9, -130.8 with movement NW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO ON THE UPSWING... As of 8:00 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 the center of Kiko was located near 17.7, -130.2 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO EXPECTED TO LINGER FOR SEVERAL MORE DAYS... As of 2:00 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -130.1 with movement NW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

20 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO LABORING SLOWLY NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC... As of 8:00 PM PDT Thu Sep 19 the center of Kiko was located near 16.6, -129.6 with movement NW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

19 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO SMALLER AND WEAKER THAN PREVIOUSLY ESTIMATED... As of 2:00 PM PDT Thu Sep 19 the center of Kiko was located near 16.3, -129.3 with movement WNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

19 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO HOLDING STEADY IN STRENGTH WELL AWAY FROM LAND... As of 8:00 AM PDT Thu Sep 19 the center of Kiko was located near 16.0, -128.7 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

19 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO MAINTAINING ITS INTENSITY OVER OPEN WATERS... As of 2:00 AM PDT Thu Sep 19 the center of Kiko was located near 15.9, -128.2 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

19 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO HEADING WEST ONCE AGAIN... As of 8:00 PM PDT Wed Sep 18 the center of Kiko was located near 15.8, -127.8 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

18 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE AGAIN... As of 2:00 PM PDT Wed Sep 18 the center of Kiko was located near 15.8, -127.3 with movement WSW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

18 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO MOVING OVER WARMER WATER AND STRENGTHENING... As of 8:00 AM PDT Wed Sep 18 the center of Kiko was located near 16.0, -126.7 with movement WSW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

18 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO STOPS WEAKENING AS IT HEADS SOUTHWESTWARD... As of 2:00 AM PDT Wed Sep 18 the center of Kiko was located near 16.5, -125.9 with movement WSW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

18 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO A LITTLE WEAKER... As of 8:00 PM PDT Tue Sep 17 the center of Kiko was located near 16.7, -125.5 with movement SW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

17 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...SATELLITE WINDS REVEAL A WEAKER KIKO... As of 2:00 PM PDT Tue Sep 17 the center of Kiko was located near 16.8, -125.1 with movement WSW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

17 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO SLOWLY LOSING STRENGTH AND LATITUDE... As of 8:00 AM PDT Tue Sep 17 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -125.0 with movement WSW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 987 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

17 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO CRAWLING WESTWARD AS IT WEAKENS... As of 2:00 AM PDT Tue Sep 17 the center of Kiko was located near 17.2, -124.7 with movement W at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 985 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

17 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO CONTINUES TO WEAKEN WHILE MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD... As of 8:00 PM PDT Mon Sep 16 the center of Kiko was located near 17.2, -124.4 with movement W at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 982 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

16 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO SLOWLY LOSING STRENGTH... As of 2:00 PM PDT Mon Sep 16 the center of Kiko was located near 17.3, -124.1 with movement W at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 974 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

16 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO CONTINUES TO WEAKEN... As of 8:00 AM PDT Mon Sep 16 the center of Kiko was located near 17.3, -123.7 with movement W at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

16 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO NOW WEAKENING AS IT CONTINUES WESTWARD... As of 2:00 AM PDT Mon Sep 16 the center of Kiko was located near 17.2, -123.1 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 963 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

16 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...COMPACT BUT POWERFUL KIKO MOVING SLOWLY OVER OPEN WATERS... As of 8:00 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 the center of Kiko was located near 17.2, -122.6 with movement W at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 954 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 125 mph.

15 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...POWERFUL KIKO MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD... As of 2:00 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 the center of Kiko was located near 17.2, -121.9 with movement W at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 950 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 130 mph.

15 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO BECOMES A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE WHILE IT MOVES WESTWARD... As of 8:00 AM PDT Sun Sep 15 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -121.1 with movement W at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 950 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 130 mph.

15 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN AS IT HEADS WESTWARD... As of 2:00 AM PDT Sun Sep 15 the center of Kiko was located near 16.9, -120.7 with movement W at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 954 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 125 mph.

15 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO RAPIDLY STRENGTHENS INTO A MAJOR HURRICANE... As of 8:00 PM PDT Sat Sep 14 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -120.1 with movement W at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 966 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

15 Sep 2019 - 0:30 UTC ...HURRICANE KIKO NEAR MAJOR HURRICANE STRENGTH... As of 5:30 PM PDT Sat Sep 14 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -119.7 with movement W at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 970 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

14 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO QUICKLY STRENGTHENS INTO A HURRICANE... As of 2:00 PM PDT Sat Sep 14 the center of Kiko was located near 17.1, -119.3 with movement W at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 985 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

14 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO QUICKLY STRENGTHENS... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY... As of 8:00 AM PDT Sat Sep 14 the center of Kiko was located near 17.4, -118.3 with movement W at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

14 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY TONIGHT... As of 2:00 AM PDT Sat Sep 14 the center of Kiko was located near 17.3, -117.1 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

14 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO FINALLY STARTS TO STRENGTHEN... As of 8:00 PM PDT Fri Sep 13 the center of Kiko was located near 17.1, -116.3 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

13 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...KIKO MAINTAINS ITS INTENSITY THROUGHOUT THE DAY... As of 2:00 PM PDT Fri Sep 13 the center of Kiko was located near 17.0, -115.2 with movement W at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

13 Sep 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...KIKO FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN THIS WEEKEND... As of 9:00 AM MDT Fri Sep 13 the center of Kiko was located near 16.9, -114.4 with movement WNW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

13 Sep 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...KIKO MOVING THROUGH A DRY ENVIRONMENT AND NOT STRENGTHENING... As of 3:00 AM MDT Fri Sep 13 the center of Kiko was located near 16.8, -113.5 with movement WNW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

13 Sep 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...KIKO POISED TO STRENGTHEN... ...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY THE WEEKEND... As of 9:00 PM MDT Thu Sep 12 the center of Kiko was located near 16.6, -112.7 with movement WNW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

12 Sep 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM KIKO... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE THIS WEEKEND... As of 3:00 PM MDT Thu Sep 12 the center of Kiko was located near 16.1, -112.2 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

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