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Central Pacific Tropical Monthly Summary

Active Tropical Systems Basin Outlooks Satellite
August 2015 Central Pacific Monthly Summary
 
395 
ACPN60 PHFO 051630 RRA
TWSCP 

TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE CENTRAL NORTH PACIFC
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
630 AM HST WED AUG 5 2015

FOR THE CENTRAL NORTH PACIFIC...BETWEEN 140W AND 180

THREE TROPICAL CYCLONES OCCURRED IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE 
CENTER /CPHC/ AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY DURING THE MONTH OF JULY 2015. 
SOME HISTORIC INFORMATION BASED ON CORRESPONDENCE FROM ERIC BLAKE 
OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AND PHLI KLOTZBACH AT THE COLORADO 
STATE UNIVERSITY ARE LISTED BELOW...

* ELA...WHICH STARTED AS TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR-E JUST EAST OF 
  LONGITUDE 140W...WAS THE EARLIEST TROPICAL STORM TO FORM IN THE 
  CENTRAL PACIFIC DURING THE OFFICIAL HURRICANE SEASON. THE PREVIOUS 
  EARLIEST FORMATION WAS WALI IN MID-JULY 2014. 

* ALL THREE TROPICAL STORMS FORMED IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC WITHIN A 3 
  DAY PERIOD...THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 18 DAYS IN 1982. 

* THIS IS THE ALSO THE FIRST TIME THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HAS HAD 3 
  TROPICAL CYCLONES DURING ANY MONTH DURING THE SATELLITE ERA. 

REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL TROPICAL CYCLONES...WHEN COMPLETED...ARE AT 
THE WEB SITE OF CPHC...USE LOWER-CASE LETTERS... 
WWW.PRH.NOAA.GOV/CPHC/SUMMARIES/

NOTE...THE SUMMARY TABLE BELOW ONLY INCLUDES TROPICAL CYCLONES IN 
THE CPHC AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY...AND THE DATES ARE BASED ON 
COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME...UTC.

SUMMARY TABLE FOR THE 2015 CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE SEASON

NAME                DATES         MAX WIND /MPH/  
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TS ELA              8-10 JUL           45
TS IUNE            10-13 JUL           40
TS HALOLA          10-12 JUL           55
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