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Hurricane Lane is starting to fall apart!

Satellite imagery shows that thunderstorms to the south are pushing to the west and decoupling the bottom and top parts of Hurricane Lane. Satellite imagery from just a few minutes ago shows that thunderstorms to the south of the islands are pushing to the west and decoupling the bottom and top parts of Hurricane Lane. The wind shear is taking the top off and pushing it northward as the bottom part... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

Hurricane Lane is starting to fall apart!

Hurricane Lane Satellite imagery from just a few minutes ago shows that thunderstorms to the south of the islands are pushing to the west and decoupling the bottom and top parts of Hurricane Lane. The wind shear is taking the top off and pushing it northward as the bottom part is moving southward. Wind shear is when there are two different directions in which the clouds are moving – each in... Read More
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Mayor to Waikiki tourists: Hurricane coming closest to Oahu now

Hurricane Lane is not projected to directly hit the islands but could still bring up to 30 inches of rain, 20 feet of surf, and storm surges. While Hurricane Lane is not projected to directly hit the islands, officials warned that some areas could see up to 30 inches of rain, 20 feet of surf, and storm surges of up to 4 feet. Waikiki, where approximately 80 percent of the Oahu’s... Read More
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Mayor to Waikiki tourists: Hurricane coming closest to Oahu now

Honolulu Mayor on Hurricane Lane While Hurricane Lane is not projected to directly hit the islands, officials warned that some areas could see up to 30 inches of rain, 20 feet of surf, and storm surges of up to 4 feet. Waikiki, where approximately 80 percent of the Oahu’s 126,000 visitors are staying, is a major focus. The state’s top tourist destination is expected to start feeling the impacts about 2... Read More
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Hurricane Lane downgraded to Category 2: Flash Flood Watch continues for all of Hawaii

Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a Category 2 status, with the threat of extremely heavy rainfall and flash flooding continuing. Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a Category 2 status, with the threat of extremely heavy rainfall and flash flooding continuing to be the biggest threat to people and property statewide. As of 11:00 a.m. HST, the center of Hurricane Lane was located approximately 155 miles south of Honolulu, with... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

Hurricane Lane downgraded to Category 2: Flash Flood Watch continues for all of Hawaii

Hurricane Lane Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a Category 2 status, with the threat of extremely heavy rainfall and flash flooding continuing to be the biggest threat to people and property statewide. As of 11:00 a.m. HST, the center of Hurricane Lane was located approximately 155 miles south of Honolulu, with the massive storm moving slowly north at 5 miles per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per... Read More
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Hurricane Lane continues to weaken as it approaches Hawaiian Islands

Hurricane Lane continues to weaken as it approaches Hawaiian Islands Hurricane Lane continues to weaken, now with maximum sustained winds 110 mph and moving north at 5 mph, as it slowly approaches the Hawaiian Islands. It is a category 2 system as of 5 a.m. HST, and is about 150 miles west-southwest of Kailua-Kona and 180 miles from Honolulu. Hurricane warnings and watch locations remain the same. The storm is forecast... Read More