MAJOR HURRICANE LANE: TO GET HAWAIIAN ISLANDS ON WEDNESDAY! IT’S A CAT 5 NOW! POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Devastating to Catastrophic!

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The forecast for Hurricane #Lane continues to shift closer to #Hawaii. Lane has strengthened after completing an eyewall replacement cycle last night, now with max winds of 150 mph.

Impacts could arrive as early as Wed night. Stay tuned to CPHC & @NWSHonolulu for the latest info

Rob Lightbown | Crown Weather Services
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Per CPHC’s latest advisory on Hurricane #Lane – “A HURRICANE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR

– MAUI COUNTY…INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF MAUI… LANAI… MOLOKAI AND KAHOOLAWE
– HAWAII COUNTY

3:36 PM – Aug 21, 2018

WTPA22 PHFO 211433
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HURRICANE LANE FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 27
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI EP142018
1500 UTC TUE AUG 21 2018

CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY…

A HURRICANE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR HAWAII COUNTY AND MAUI
COUNTY.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT…

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR…
*MAUI COUNTY…INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF MAUI… LANAI… MOLOKAI AND
KAHOOLAWE
*HAWAII COUNTY

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. A WATCH IS TYPICALLY ISSUED 48 HOURS BEFORE
THE ANTICIPATED FIRST OCCURRENCE OF TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS…
CONDITIONS THAT MAKE OUTSIDE PREPARATIONS DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS…AND ACROSS THE
NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS…SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR
THE PROGRESS OF HURRICANE LANE. ADDITIONAL TROPICAL STORM OR
HURRICANE WATCHES WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.

HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 14.1N 152.3W AT 21/1500Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 20 NM

PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT 10 KT

 

CAT 5 POSSIBLE NOW!!!

h/t Luisport

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