Hurricane Lane is heading to Hawaii

Hurricane Lane is heading to Hawaii

August 24, 2018

Hurricane Lane is heading to Hawaii

Dangerous Hurricane Lane is currently heading to Hawaii.

Hurricane Lane had been downgraded to Category 3 storm, with potential 129 mile-per-hour winds, according to the National Weather Service.



Above, hurricane Lane, captured by a NOAA satellite. Credit NOAA

Hurricane Lane Local Watch/Warning Statement

Issued at: 5:46 pm Static HTI Interactive HTI CPHC Storm Info
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Hurricane Lane Local Watch/Warning Statement
Issued: 23 Aug 2018 5:45 pm HST
New information

CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued and the Hurricane Warning has been cancelled for Big Island Interior, Big Island North and East, Kohala, Kona, Big Island Summits, and South Big Island

CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Big Island Interior, Big Island North and East, Kohala, Kona, Big Island Summits, and South Big Island
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Central Oahu, Haleakala Summit, Kahoolawe, Lanai Makai, Lanai Mauka, Leeward Haleakala, Maui Central Valley, Maui Leeward West, Maui Windward West, Molokai Leeward, Molokai Windward, Oahu Koolau, Oahu North Shore, Oahu South Shore, Olomana, Waianae Coast, Waianae Mountains, and Windward Haleakala
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Kauai Leeward, Kauai Mountains, Kauai Windward, and Niihau



STORM INFORMATION:
Location: 17.8N 157.9W

Hurricane Lane from ISS

NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold photographed a massive storm in the Pacific Ocean during a flyover from the International Space Station.  Arnold shared images on social media on Aug. 22, 2018, and wrote, “#HurricaneLane in the early morning hours near #Hawaii. The crew of the @Space_Station sends much aloha to everyone there.”



Image Credit: NASA/Ricky Arnold
Last Updated: Aug. 23, 2018

Editor: Sarah Loff

 

 

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