Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook for September 23rd, 2020

HIRSC - Weather Team continues to monitor Tropical Cyclone Lowell (currently a Tropical Storm with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and moving to the West-Northwest at 12 mph) in the Eastern Pacific region. The center of Lowell is 2,130 miles East-Southeast of Hilo, Hawaii Island.


Current and future forecast models show Lowell expected to maintain the strength as a Tropical Storm through Thursday and weakening trend happening on Friday.


Future models show the remnants of Lowell are expected to get caught in the trade wind flow and the windward side of Hawaii Island could see increase trade showers sometime late next week.


HIRSC - Weather Team will continue to monitor and provide daily updates on Lowell.

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HIRSC - Tropical Cyclone Lowell Update # 2:

Update as of 5:00 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) from the National Hurricane Center (NHC):


Tropical Storm Lowell Advisory Number  14
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172020
500 PM HST Wed Sep 23 2020

...LOWELL EXPECTED TO TURN WESTWARD VERY SOON...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.0N 122.7W
ABOUT 830 MI...1335 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 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 500 PM HST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Lowell was
located near latitude 21.0 North, longitude 122.7 West. Lowell is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). A westward
motion is expected to begin this evening and continue into the
weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some fluctuations in strength are possible through early Thursday, 
but gradual weakening is expected to begin by late Thursday. Lowell 
is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression by late Friday and 
degenerate into a remnant low early this weekend. 

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM HST.


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