As of 11:00 am (October 3, 2015), Tropical Storm Oho has not strengthened as much as initially forecast. The storm is forecast move slowly to the northwest with a turn to the north east Monday through Tuesday. The current forecast track has Oho missing the Hawaiian Islands, but the track and models still have a lot of uncertainty. Please pray for the safety and protection of those on the Hawaiian Islands and for this storm to miss the islands and to continue to weaken.
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST INFORMATION ———————————————–
LOCATION: 13.6N 154.9W ABOUT 375 MI S OF SOUTH POINT ABOUT 565 MI SSE OF HONOLULU
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT: N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH…4 KM/H
WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————–
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT. INTERESTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF OHO.
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ——————————
AT 1100 AM HST, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OHO WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.6N & LONG 154.9W. OHO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 2 MPH. OHO IS EXPECTED TO TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST MONDAY AND TUESDAY GRADUALLY PICKING UP FORWARD SPEED. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES FROM THE CENTER.
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ———————-