As of the 2:00pm, September 24, 2015, update from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center, the tropical disturbance has moved to latitude 14N and longitude 150W and within 550 miles of the Big Island of Hawaii. The national weather service has increased the chance to 90% of this developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours. Please pray for the safety of all on the Hawaiian Islands as this system may develop into a tropical storm. Pray for the preparation of those who may be in the path of this storm.
Thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure centered around 550 miles southeast of Hilo, Hawaii are becoming better organized. Environmental conditions will remain conducive for development and a tropical depression will likely form soon as the system moves slowly toward the northwest. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is likely to begin advisories on this system later today or tonight.
* Formation chance through 48 hours, high, 90 percent.