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Encyclopedia > Central Pacific Hurricane Center
On September 11, 1992, Hurricane Iniki caused more than USD $3 billion of damage in Hawai'i.
On September 11, 1992, Hurricane Iniki caused more than USD $3 billion of damage in Hawai'i.

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center of the United States National Weather Service is the official body responsible for tracking and issuing tropical disturbance and storm warnings, watches, advisories, discussions, and statements for the Central North Pacific Basin. The Central North Pacific Basin is the region of the Pacific Ocean that is north of the equator between 140 degrees west longitude and the International Date Line. In this area, the hurricane season lasts from June 1 through November 30. This work is copyrighted. ... This work is copyrighted. ... The National Weather Service (NWS) is one of the six scientific agencies comprising the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... The equator is an imaginary circle drawn around a planet at a distance halfway between the poles. ... The International Date Line around 180° The International Date Line is an imaginary line on the surface of the Earth, which offsets the hours that are added or subtracted as one travels east or west through successive time zones. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ...


Hurricane Naming System

Based in Honolulu, Hawai'i on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center uses traditional Hawaiian names for hurricanes that form within its regional sphere of jurisdiction. It has formed four lists of names to choose from. As soon as all the names are exhausted from the first list, it moves on to the second, then third, then fourth, then back to the first and so on. Unlike the name list in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, the names do not start at "A" every year. This article refers to the unincorporated census designated place. ... Map of the Hawaiian Islands, a chain of islands that stretches 2,400 km in a northwesterly direction from the southern tip of the Island of Hawai‘i. ... The Island of Oahu. ... Hawaiian is the ancestral language of the indigenous people of the Hawaiian Islands, the Hawaiians, a Polynesian people. ...




Central Pacific Hurricane Names
Hurricane Names List 1 Hurricane Names List 2 Hurricane Names List 3 Hurricane Names List 4
Akoni Aka Alika Ana
Ema Ekeka Ele Ela
Hana Hali Huko Halola
Io Iolana Ioke Iune
Keli Keoni Kika Kimo
Lala Li Lana Loke
Moke Mele Maka Malia
Nele Nona Neki Niala
Oka Oliwa Oleka Oko
Peke Paka Peni Pali
Uleki Upana Ulia Ulika
Wila Wene Wali Walaka

See also

The U.S. National Hurricane Center is the division of National Weather Services Tropical Prediction Center responsible for tracking and predicting the likely behavior of tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes. ...

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Hurricane Iniki: Information from Answers.com (1741 words)
The CPHC issued a tropical storm warning for Oahu on September 11 which was upgraded to a hurricane warning later that day.
Hurricane Iniki was the costliest hurricane to strike the state of Hawaii, causing $1.8 billion ($2.6 billion in 2004 US dollars) in damage.
The hurricane nearly struck the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu.
Central Pacific Hurricane Center - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (269 words)
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center of the United States National Weather Service is the official body responsible for tracking and issuing tropical cyclone warnings, watches, advisories, discussions, and statements for the Central North Pacific Basin.
The Central North Pacific Basin is the region of the Pacific Ocean that is north of the equator between 140 degrees west longitude and the International Date Line.
Based in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, the CPHC is co-located with the National Weather Service's Honolulu forecast office on the campus of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
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