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Hurricane Guillermo on path to Hawaii

Hurricane Guillermo has formed in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii. The Category 1 storm has maximum sustained winds early Friday near 80 mph (130 kph) with additional strengthening forecast during the next day or two. Richard Pasch, a senior hurricane specialist at the U.S. National Hurricane Center, says Guillermo is headed in Hawaii’s general direction but it’s …

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Tropical depression forms in Pacific

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on newly formed Tropical Depression Eight-E, located a little more than a thousand miles west-southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. Disorganized showers and thunderstorms about 1000 miles south-southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula are associated with a broad area of low pressure. Environmental conditions are …

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South swell continues until Monday

The National Weather Service has ISSUED a HIGH SURF WARNING for SOUTH FACING SHORES of MAUI COUNTY in effect until 6:00 am Monday. A large south swell will bring warning level surf through tonight along south facing shores of Maui County. Expect surf along south facing shores of 10 to 15 feet through tonight, decreasing to 8 to 12 feet …

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Hot temperatures, high humidity continue today.

Hot temperatures, high humidity and light winds will continue today. Light winds, combined high dewpoints, will once again bring hot and humid conditions to the Islands today…with heat index values approaching 100 degrees again this afternoon. Dewpoints in the mid 70s today will slowly drop tonight and tomorrow to the low 70s, lowering heat index values into the mid 90s …

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Tropical Depression Ela downgraded to a remnant low

Tropical Depression Ela has been downgraded to a remnant low. That means our Friday Morning will feel fine with the trade winds 10-15 mph but they are expected to be gone in the second half of the day and the rest of the weekend with the effects of Ela. It will be HOT and HUMID this weekend with possible rainy …

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Tropical Storm Ela brings high surf advisory

The National Weather Service has ISSUED a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for East Facing shores, in effect from 6:00 a.m. Friday until 6:00 a.m. Sunday. Swell from tropical storm Ela is expected to produce high surf along east facing shores of all islands from Friday morning through Saturday night. The surf will diminish rapidly late Saturday night as Ela weakens and …

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First tropical storm of the season forms east of Hawaii

Tropical Storm Ela expected to stay at Tropical Storm status briefly and may be downgraded later today (Thursday) It is tracking to move north of the Hawaiian Islands which means nice weather until it starts to pass when the moisture from the storm gets caught up in the trade wind flow meaning spotty heavy rain with possible thunderstorms Saturday thru …

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Tropical depression expected to reach storm status by Thursday

Tropical depression 04-E may briefly reach storm strength in the next 12 to 24 hours and then weaken further as the system moves west-north west. The system is expected to track north of the state late Friday and bring very moist tropical moisture to the islands. By Friday we should see the increasing moisture as the trade winds begin to …

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T.D. Four-E maintains strength on a northerly track

Latest update at 8am: Tropical depression Four-E is relocated about 800 miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii which as of 5am had maximum sustained winds of 35 MPH. Tropical Depression Four-E is maintaining strength to the east-southeast of Hawaii and is forecast to intensify into a tropical storm later today. 2. Scattered thunderstorms persist around a weak surface low located about …

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