OCIA: Hurricane Madeline Analysis Summary 8/30/16

From: Cruz, James, Protective Security Advisor – Federal Region IX, Office of Infrastructure Protection, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Honolulu, HI
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:03 AM

From: OCIA Integrated Analysis Cell
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 4:43 PM

HURRICANE MADELINE ANALYSIS SUMMARY

August 30, 2016

OVERVIEW

The DHS Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis (OCIA) produced this Infrastructure Impact Summary (IIS) to assess the impact of Hurricane Madeline on the island of Hawaii.

KEY FINDINGS

  • No national effects to critical infrastructure are anticipated. Because of the low population in the region, low impacts are expected in the affected area.
  • Up to 88,000 people may be affected by electric power outages.
  • A hurricane watch and a tropical storm warning have been issued for Hawaii County. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Maui County.
  • Hurricane Lester may affect Hawaii beginning Saturday, September 3, 2016, causing additional regional impacts.


CURRENT CHARACTERISTICS

Characteristics are based on the 1100 EDT NOAA forecast:

  • Hurricane Madeline is a major hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph with higher gusts. Some weakening is forecast through early Thursday.
  • Hurricane Madeline is approximately 420 miles east of the island of Hawaii and moving westward at approximately 10 mph. This motion is expected to become west southwesterly late Wednesday through early Thursday.

ESTIMATED ELECTRIC POWER DAMAGE CONTOURS

(Please see Projected Electric Power Outage Contour map and Estimated Electric Power Outage – Total Population Affected table)

FACILITIES OF INTEREST

Transportation:

  • Hilo International Airport
  • Kona International Airport
  • Hilo Harbor

Healthcare and Public Health:

  • Hilo Medical Center

POTENTIAL IMPACTS BY INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR

(Please see attached product for details.)

The attached Hurricane Madeline Analysis Summary is wholly UNCLASSIFIED and is approved for the widest dissemination.

The attached Hurricane Madeline Analysis Summary can also be accessed via the OCIA HSIN-CI page by clicking the following link:

OCIA – Hurricane Madeline Analysis Summary

If you did not receive this OCIA New Product Alert directly, you can join the Critical Infrastructure Community of Interest (HSIN-CI) by sending your first and last name, your employer, your e-mail address, and your reason for requesting access to HSIN-CI to HSINCI@hq.dhs.gov. HSIN-CI members can access all of OCIA’s past products.

This and other OCIA products are visible at the following websites:

NPPD-personnel-only OCIA site
HSIN-CI OCIA site
HSIN-Intel OCIA site
Intelink Unclass OCIA site
Intelink SIPR OCIA site
Intelink JWICS OCIA site

For more information about the Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis, visit http://www.dhs.gov/office-cyber-infrastructure-analysis

OCIA – Hurricane Madeline IIS

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