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Flossie at 20.8°N - 154.6°W

North Pacific Ocean

« 2019 Storms »

29 Jul 2019 - 6 Aug 2019

Approximately 100 miles from Hawaii


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NHC Storm Description:

6 Aug 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE DEGENERATES TO A REMNANT LOW AS IT PASSES NEAR HAWAII... As of 5:00 PM HST Mon Aug 5 the center of Flossie was located near 20.8, -154.6 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

5 Aug 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE REMAINS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AS IT PASSES NEAR HAWAII... As of 11:00 AM HST Mon Aug 5 the center of Flossie was located near 20.2, -153.6 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

5 Aug 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE REMAINS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AS IT NEARS HAWAII... As of 5:00 AM HST Mon Aug 5 the center of Flossie was located near 19.7, -152.7 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

5 Aug 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FLOSSIE CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES CLOSER TO HAWAII... As of 11:00 PM HST Sun Aug 4 the center of Flossie was located near 19.4, -151.3 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

5 Aug 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AND CONTINUES TO MOVE CLOSER TO HAWAII... As of 5:00 PM HST Sun Aug 4 the center of Flossie was located near 18.9, -149.8 with movement W at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

4 Aug 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE GRADUALLY WEAKENING AS IT EDGES CLOSER TO HAWAII... As of 11:00 AM HST Sun Aug 4 the center of Flossie was located near 19.0, -148.5 with movement W at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

4 Aug 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE WEAKENING AS IT EDGES CLOSER TO HAWAII... As of 5:00 AM HST Sun Aug 4 the center of Flossie was located near 19.3, -147.8 with movement W at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

4 Aug 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE EDGING CLOSER TO THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS... As of 11:00 PM HST Sat Aug 3 the center of Flossie was located near 19.1, -146.7 with movement W at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

4 Aug 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE GRADUALLY WEAKENING... As of 5:00 PM HST Sat Aug 3 the center of Flossie was located near 18.9, -145.6 with movement W at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

3 Aug 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE CONTINUING TO MOVE WEST-NORTHWESTWARD... As of 11:00 AM HST Sat Aug 3 the center of Flossie was located near 18.8, -144.5 with movement WNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

3 Aug 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE FLOUNDERING FORWARD... As of 5:00 AM HST Sat Aug 3 the center of Flossie was located near 18.6, -143.5 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

3 Aug 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE TRACKING WEST-NORTHWEST WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH... As of 11:00 PM HST Fri Aug 2 the center of Flossie was located near 18.3, -142.3 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

3 Aug 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL PACIFIC... As of 5:00 PM HST Fri Aug 2 the center of Flossie was located near 17.9, -141.0 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

2 Aug 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE ABOUT TO REACH THE CENTRAL PACIFIC... As of 11:00 AM HST Fri Aug 2 the center of Flossie was located near 17.5, -139.5 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

2 Aug 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE FORECAST TO REACH THE CENTRAL PACIFIC LATER TODAY... As of 5:00 AM HST Fri Aug 2 the center of Flossie was located near 17.1, -137.8 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

2 Aug 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE STILL MOVING QUICKLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD... ...EXPECTED TO CROSS INTO THE CENTRAL PACIFIC BASIN ON FRIDAY... As of 11:00 PM HST Thu Aug 1 the center of Flossie was located near 16.8, -136.4 with movement WNW at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

2 Aug 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE A LITTLE STRONGER BUT SHOULD WEAKEN IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC... As of 5:00 PM HST Thu Aug 1 the center of Flossie was located near 16.4, -134.8 with movement WNW at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

1 Aug 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE MOVING BRISKLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE PACIFIC... As of 11:00 AM HST Thu Aug 1 the center of Flossie was located near 16.0, -133.2 with movement WNW at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

1 Aug 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE HOLDING STEADY AT TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH.... As of 5:00 AM HST Thu Aug 1 the center of Flossie was located near 15.1, -131.6 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

1 Aug 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE'S INTENSITY EXPECTED TO CHANGE LITTLE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.... As of 11:00 PM HST Wed Jul 31 the center of Flossie was located near 14.7, -130.2 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

1 Aug 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE WEAKER BUT COULD RESTRENGTHEN.... As of 5:00 PM HST Wed Jul 31 the center of Flossie was located near 14.3, -128.8 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

31 Jul 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM... As of 11:00 AM HST Wed Jul 31 the center of Flossie was located near 14.0, -127.3 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

31 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE WEAKENS... ...NOW FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY... As of 5:00 AM HST Wed Jul 31 the center of Flossie was located near 14.0, -125.8 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

31 Jul 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE FIGHTING AGAINST STRONG UPPER-LEVEL WINDS... As of 11:00 PM HST Tue Jul 30 the center of Flossie was located near 13.5, -124.4 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

31 Jul 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING... As of 5:00 PM HST Tue Jul 30 the center of Flossie was located near 12.8, -122.6 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

30 Jul 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE BECOMES A HURRICANE... As of 11:00 AM HST Tue Jul 30 the center of Flossie was located near 12.3, -121.3 with movement W at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

30 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE SLOWLY STRENGTHENING... ...WILL LIKELY BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY... As of 5:00 AM HST Tue Jul 30 the center of Flossie was located near 12.2, -120.5 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

30 Jul 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY... As of 11:00 PM HST Mon Jul 29 the center of Flossie was located near 12.2, -119.3 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

30 Jul 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE GETTING BETTER ORGANIZED... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE ON TUESDAY... As of 5:00 PM HST Mon Jul 29 the center of Flossie was located near 12.3, -117.8 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

29 Jul 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE BY TUESDAY NIGHT OVER THE OPEN EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC... As of 11:00 AM HST Mon Jul 29 the center of Flossie was located near 12.5, -116.2 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

29 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...FLOSSIE STRENGTHENING... As of 5:00 AM HST Mon Jul 29 the center of Flossie was located near 12.5, -114.6 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

29 Jul 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS TO TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE... As of 11:00 PM HST Sun Jul 28 the center of Flossie was located near 12.5, -113.0 with movement W at 20 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

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