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Hurricane Iselle keeps main Hawaiian Islands under Warnings, Watches

As of 8pm Wednesday, August 6, 2014, Hurricane Iselle advanced closer to the Hawaiian Islands, tracked about 450 miles east-southeast from Hilo, Hawaii and about 660 miles east-southeast from Honolulu, Hawaii.

Islelle’s maximum sustained winds were 90 miles per hour, continuing a path west-northwesterly at 18 miles per hour.

A Hurricane Warning continues for the Big Island, Hawaii County.

A Tropical Storm Warning continues for Maui County (Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kahoolawe) and Oahu.

A Tropical Storm Watch continues for Kauai County (Kauai and Niihau).

 

A hurricane warning: hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. A warning is typically issued 36 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical storm force winds and conditions that make outside preparations difficult or dangerous. Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion.

 

A tropical storm warning: tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

 

A tropical storm watch: tropical storm conditions are possible somewhere within the watch area within the next 48 hours

 

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