...FLOSSIE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AND CONTINUES TO MOVE CLOSER TO HAWAII...
ABOUT 350 MI...565 KM E OF HILO HAWAII ABOUT 425 MI...680 KM ESE OF HANA HAWAII MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
On the forecast track, the weakening system will move near or over the main Hawaiian Islands Monday and Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the system is expected to weaken to a post-tropical remnant low Monday night. Moisture associated with Flossie will spread over portions of the main Hawaiian Islands on Monday, bringing the potential for heavy rainfall. Total rainfall amounts of 1 to 4 inches are expected, with localized higher amounts.
Swells generated by Flossie will affect portions of the main Hawaiian Islands during the next couple of days, producing dangerous surf conditions through late Monday, mainly along east and southeast facing shores.