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A Tsunami Advisory continues as preliminary wave data seen

A Tsunami Advisory continues in effect for the State of Hawaii. Tsunami waves that can be a hazard to swimmers and boaters as well as to persons near the shore at beaches and in harbors and marinas are now affecting the State of Hawaii. This hazard could continue for several hours. At 5:35 AM, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported …

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High surf expected for the Labor Day Weekend

Hazardous surf will continue to impact the south & east facing shores through at least early next week. Expect surf along east facing shores of 10 to 18 feet and 6 to 10 feet along the south facing shores though Monday evening. The National Weather Service has extended the HIGH SURF WARNING for SOUTH & EAST FACING SHORES of MOLOKAI …

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Overnight rainfall lead to Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has ISSUED a FLASH FLOOD WATCH for MAUI COUNTY in effect until midnight tonight. Scattered heavy showers and thunderstorms may produce locally excessive rainfall today and tonight. A very moist air mass, together with a trough of low pressure in the middle atmosphere overhead has been encouraging locally heavy showers and thunderstorms to develop during the …

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Hurricane Ignacio delivers High Surf Warning

A large northeast swell, produced by Hurricane Ignacio, will produce warning level surf and coastal inundation along east facing shores. This swell will continue to turn more northerly tonight. Even as the swell from Ignacio begins to diminish tonight, a new large east swell from distant Hurricane Jimena will maintain surf near warning levels for east facing shores. This swell …

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HISTORIC 3 HURRICANES AT CATEGORY 4 ALL AT THE SAME TIME!

A very rare meteorological event occurred Saturday evening into early Sunday morning when three Category 4 hurricanes were ongoing simultaneously in the Pacific Ocean. At 11 p.m. 8/29/2015 EDT Saturday, Huricane Kilo (135 mph) was located well southwest of the Hawaiian Islands followed by Hurricane Ignacio (140 mph) to the east of Hawaii and Hurricane Jimena (140 mph) in the …

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Recon aircraft finds Ignacio weaker but still a major Hurricane for now

At 11:00 AM the eye of Hurricane Ignacio was located by U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft about 400 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii. Ignacio is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph and this motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days. On the forecast track the center of Ignacio will pass approximately 200 miles northeast of …

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Major Hurricane Ignacio continues moving northwest

At 5:00 AM the center of Hurricane Ignacio was located about 450 miles E of Hilo, Hawaii. Ignacio is moving toward the north-northwest near 9 mph and this motion is expected to continue through Tuesday. On the forecast track the center of Ignacio is expected to pass to the northeast of the Big Island on Monday then northeast of the …

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Maui County now under Tropical Storm Watch

As of 5 PM this evening, the Nation Weather Service in Honolulu in conjunction with the Central Pacific Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Maui County. The islands included in this warning are: Maui Island, Moloka’i Island, and Lana’i Island. As of 5 PM, Hurricane Ignacio is currently 635 miles ESE of Hana and 670 miles ESE …

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