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Douglas

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:35 am

Sunday Morning Update

Douglas to pass close to central Hawaii today

The Weather Situation
Douglas is still a category 1 hurricane despite being sheared. Recon has found winds to about 90 mph.

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Current tropical weather
As of 2:00 AM HST Hurricane Douglas was centered at 20.5 N / 153.6 W or 190 miles east of Kahului, Hawaii. It was moving WNW at 16 mph. Officially top sustained winds are estimated at 90 mph. Pressure was estimated at 983 hPa (mb).

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Douglas will pass near or just north of the central Hawaiian Islands late today into this evening (Hawaiian time). It is possible that it will still be a minimal hurricane, but the hurricane force winds may stay a little north of the islands. High surf, gusty winds and squally weather will be possibly in the central and western islands as it passes.

Tropicast: Vis Satellite - several days ago
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Tropicast: Vis Satellite - few days ago
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Tropicast: IR Satellite - Sunday Morning
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Tropicast: IR Satellite - Sunday Morning
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Re: Douglas

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:28 pm

Sunday Evening Update

Douglas passing north of Hawaii

The Weather Situation
The eye of hurricane Douglas is passing just north of the central Hawaiian Islands. High surf is the main concern as well as heavy rain with squall bands. The strongest winds may barely stay north of the Islands.

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Current tropical weather
As of 11:00 AM HST Hurricane Douglas was centered at 21.2 N / 155.7 W or 140 miles east of Honolulu, Hawaii. It was moving WNW at 16 mph. Officially top sustained winds are estimated at 85 mph. Pressure was estimated at 987 hPa (mb).

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Douglas will likely continue just north of the central and western islands this evening and overnight.

Tropicast: Vis Satellite - several days ago
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https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/H ... 048.shtml?

NHC Track
https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphi ... e#contents
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