Hurricane Gonzalo and Tropical Storm Ana


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Top Graphic of Tropical Storm Ana: NOAA, NWS – Photo:

Bottom Satellite Image of Hurricane Gonzalo: NOAA

Updated 9:20 p.m. ET, Oct. 16, 2014

The 8 p.m. National Hurricane Center in Miami Advisory says Hurricane Gonzalo will have damaging winds and life-threatening storm surge is possible on Bermuda. Gonzalo is located at 27.4 N and 67.8 W. Hurricane Gonzalo has maximum winds of 145 mph and is moving NNE at 9 mph.

Hawaii officials and residents are preparing for Ana. Officials plan road closures and closing schools, according to  At 11:00 A.M HST, Tropical Storm Ana was moving W at 8 mph with maxiumum winds of 60 mph. Ana is  460 miles SE of Hilo, 545 miles SE of Lanai City and 665 miles SE of Honolulu. A tropical storm watch is in effect for the Big Island Leeward Waters and Big Island Southeast Waters until further notice, according to the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Honolulu.  A flash flood watch for the Big Island remains in effect from noon Friday, Oct. 17th until 6 p.m. Sunday until further notice.

The U.S. National Weather Service and Central Pacific Hurricane Center says Ana is expected to turn NW.  “On the current forecast track,  Ana will pass near big Island Friday night and Saturday,” the 5 a.m. NWS and CPHC update said.

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