800 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018 Lane’s cloud pattern has improved significantly this morning, and the cyclone is currently undergoing rapid intensification. A warming ragged eye is now evident in GOES-15/16 IR BD-curve enhancement, and a white curved… Continue Reading
Just a heads up. Stay alert and prepared as it is still hurricane season for another few months here in Hawaii. Tracking estimates show this one on a very similar path as Hector, which just passed South of Our Island… Continue Reading
Hurricane Hector is passing south of the Big Island, and the tropical storm warning for Hawaii County has been discontinued.
500 AM HST Wed Aug 08 2018 …POWERFUL HURRICANE HECTOR CONTINUES TO CHURN WESTWARD SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND… SUMMARY OF 500 AM HST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…16.4N 153.9W ABOUT 240 MI…390 KM SSE OF HILO HAWAII ABOUT 425 MI…690 KM… Continue Reading
The Coast Guard closed both Hilo and Kawaihae harbors as of 11 a.m. today in advance of Hurricane Hector. Coast Guard personnel are on the Big Island doing pre-storm assessments of the ports. Ports are closed to inbound traffic, and… Continue Reading
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * Hawaii County A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area within 48 hours. Interests elsewhere in the Hawaiian Islands should monitor the progress of… Continue Reading