Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook for September 22nd, 2020

HIRSC - Weather Team is monitoring Tropical Cyclone Lowell (currently a Tropical Storm with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and moving to the West-Northwest at 14 mph) in the Eastern Pacific region. The center of Lowell is 2,300 miles East-Southeast of Hilo, Hawaii Island.


Current forecast models show Lowell expected to maintain the strength as a Tropical Storm over the next several days with a weakening trend happening beginning Friday. Still too early to tell the potential weather impacts of Lowell to Hawaii Island at this time and HIRSC - Weather Team will continue to monitor Lowell and provide daily updates.

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HIRSC - Tropical Cyclone Lowell Update # 1:

Update as of 2:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) from the National Hurricane Center (NHC):


Tropical Storm Lowell Advisory Number   9
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172020
200 PM PDT Tue Sep 22 2020

...POORLY ORGANIZED LOWELL MOVING AWAY FROM CLARION ISLAND...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.2N 117.9W
ABOUT 575 MI...925 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB...29.56 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 200 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Lowell was
located near latitude 19.2 North, longitude 117.9 West. Lowell is
moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue through Wednesday, followed
by a turn toward the west.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is expected through Wednesday. Slow
strengthening is possible Wednesday night through Thursday night. A
weakening trend is expected to begin by late Friday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1001 mb (29.56 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.


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