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Darby weakened to a Tropical Depression

Tropical Storm Darby weakened to a tropical depression today while moving away from the state of Hawaii. It’s centered about 75 miles (125 km) west of Barking Sands. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength during the next 48 hours is forecast, but Darby is expected to become a post-tropical low …

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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Warning for Maui County Discontinued

At 5:00 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located about 70 miles WNW of Honolulu. Darby is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph and this motion is expected to continue over the next 48 hours. On the forecast track, the center of Darby is expected to pass over or near Kauai tonight. Darby has now moved out …

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UPDATE: Darby continues moving slowly away from the Big Island

At 11:00 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located about 55 miles W of Kailua Kona. Darby is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). Darby is forecast to make a slight turn toward the northwest later tonight and continue moving west-northwest over the next 48 hours, with little change in forward speed. Maximum sustained winds …

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Center of Darby forecast to pass over Maui on Saturday night

At 2:00 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located about 45 miles S of Hilo, Hawaii. Darby is moving toward the west near 10 mph. A gradual turn toward the northwest is expected Sunday and Monday, with little change in forward speed. A gradual turn toward the northwest is expected Sunday and Monday, with little change in forward …

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Maui County upgraded to Tropical Storm Warning as Darby maintains strength

At 11:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was about 280 miles ESE of Hilo. Darby’s forward motion is expected to slow slightly Saturday followed by a turn toward the northwest on Saturday night. On the forecast track, the center of Darby is forecast to pass over or near the Big Island on Saturday and Maui on Saturday night. …

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Darby continues moving toward Hawaii

At 5:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was about 390 miles east of Hilo. Darby is moving toward the west near 12 mph and this motion is expected to continue through Saturday, then become northwesterly Sunday. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast through Sunday. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward …

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Tropical Storm Darby Is Approaching Hawaii, Tropical Storm Watch Issued

At 11:00 a.m. the center of Tropical Cyclone Darby is moving toward the west near 14 mph. While this general motion is expect to continue over the next 48 hours, some decrease in forward speed is expected late Friday into Saturday. Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next …

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Flash Flood Watch issued for Maui County ahead of TS Darby

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a “Flash Flood WATCH” for the County of Maui from Friday night till Sunday afternoon. Tropical storm Darby is expected to continue to approach the state. Depending on the exact track, there is the possibility of intense rainfall and flash flooding this weekend. The greatest risk of flash flooding will be to …

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Darby heading toward Hawaii with little change in strength

At 5:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located about 645 miles east of Hilo. Darby is moving toward the west-southwest near 15 mph. Darby will gradually turn toward the west with a slight decrease in forward speed over the next 48 hours. Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is …

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Revised TS Darby tracking brings storm closer to the State

At 5pm, forecasters revised the storm track for TS Darby bringing it closer to the State with impacts expected to hit Hilo and Kahului this weekend. Darby was last reported to be 810 miles east of Hilo with sustained winds of 50 mph. The storm system continues to move in a westward track at 13 mph. Slight strengthening is forecast …

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