Nightly News   |  July 26, 2013

Tropical Storm Flossie heads to Hawaii

It’s unlikely that Flossie will become a hurricane, but the tropical system may impact the Hawaiian Islands as early as Monday morning. Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore reports.

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>>> heading into the weekend tonight we are watching not one but two tropical storms churning over open water in both the atlantic and the pacific. we have asked weather channel meteorologist jim cantore to join us with an update from headquarters. hey, jim, good evening.

>> reporter: good evening. we are talking about two storms that probably won't become hurricanes and one is on life support . dorian moves west as a 45 miles per hour tropical storm . if it stays together at all it may impact with showers and storms florida on wednesday. flossie got our attention. moving west-northwest at 20. what makes it impactful is the chance that it could come over the big island as early as monday morning with showers, thunderstorms, and waves as well. we don't think flossie will become a hurricane. all the models pretty much in agreement as to where it is going to go. any time you have a tropical storm , even as a weakening tropical storm , it has a chance to impact the islands with waves and wind. the last storm to impact the island, flossie in 2007 .

>> at least we have interesting names.