Breaking News

Weather

Madeline rapidly intensifies to a Category Three Hurricane

At 11:00 AM HST, the center of Hurricane Madeline was located 630 miles East of Hilo, Hawaii. Madeline is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph. A gradual turn toward the west is expected by Tuesday, with little change in forward speed. Maximum sustained winds are near 115 mph with higher gusts. Madeline is a category 3 hurricane on the …

Read More »

Madeline strengthens to hurricane; continues westward track

As of 5:00am HST, Hurricane Madeline is 690 miles east of Hilo and 895 miles east-southeast of Honolulu with 100mph winds making it a Category 2 hurricane. Madeline will continue to strengthen and move to the northwest and this motion is expected to become westerly later today through early Wednesday. The forecast track depicts Madeline passing just south of the …

Read More »

TS Madeline continues tracking northwestward with little change in intensity

At 5:00 AM HST, the center of Tropical Storm Madeline was located near 970 miles ESE of Hilo, Hawaii. Madeline is moving toward the northwest near 7 mph. This motion is expected to continue through tomorrow with a turn toward the west tomorrow night. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the …

Read More »

Pacific storms systems Madeline and Lester upgraded

The National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Depression Fourteen-E to Tropical Storm Madeline. It’s centered over the far eastern North Pacific Ocean about 1160 miles (1865 km) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Continued strengthening is forecast, and Madeline could become a hurricane Sunday night or Monday. Meanwhile, NHC …

Read More »

Tropical Depression Fourteen-E expected to strengthen

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on newly formed Tropical Depression Fourteen-E, located over the far eastern North Pacific Ocean and on its way to the Central Pacific Ocean. The depression is centered about 1305 miles (2105 km) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during …

Read More »

High pressure builds allowing breezier trades to return

High pressure builds back into the region allowing breezier trades to return. More comfortable weather will be with us this weekend with windward showers continuing as well. Next week looks a little more active and tropical systems begin to drift closer to the Islands. Click here to download our mobile app for Android and iOS

Read More »

Heavy rain with rates up to 3 inches per hour expected across Upcountry Maui

At 4:52 p.m. radar indicated heavy rain falling at rates of up to two inches per hour across windward East Maui. These heavy upslope showers and thunderstorms are expected to persist into early evening and could lead to rapid rises in streams. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Haiku, Kaupo, Pauwela, Kipahulu, Huelo, Nahiku, Hana, Makawao, …

Read More »

Moderate trade winds continue into the weekend.

Moderate trade winds continue into the weekend. A trough of low pressure begins to approach by Sunday, which will weaken the trades slightly. Regardless, rain will continue to favor windward/mauka areas. Sunshine expected otherwise.

Read More »

The NWS has issued a flash flood advisory for Maui County

The National Weather Service has continued the FLASH FLOOD WATCH for MAUI COUNTY, in effect until Monday afternoon. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. An abundant tropical moisture associated with former Tropical Cyclone Howard will spread from east to west across the island chain Sunday and Monday. An upper level trough north …

Read More »