Center of Darby forecast to pass over Maui on Saturday night

At 2:00 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located about 45 miles S of Hilo, Hawaii. Darby is moving toward the west near 10 mph. A gradual turn toward the northwest is expected Sunday and Monday, with little change in forward speed. A gradual turn toward the northwest is expected Sunday and Monday, with little change in forward speed. On the forecast track, the center of Darby is forecast to move ashore in the Kau District in the next couple of hours. After emerging from the Big Island, the center of Darby is expected to pass just south of Maui County later tonight or early Sunday. The center of Darby is expected to pass close to Oahu and Kauai late Sunday and Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles from the center.

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SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for:
* Hawaii County
* Maui County, including the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai and
Kahoolawe
* Oahu

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for:
*Kauai

A Tropical Storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected within the warning area within 36 hours.

A Tropical Storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area within 48 hours.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND: Tropical storm force winds are expected over the Big Island today, over portions of Maui County tonight, and over Oahu Sunday. Tropical storm force winds are possible over Kauai Monday.

SURF: Swells generated by Darby are expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands over the next couple of days.

RAINFALL: Storm total rainfall of 10 to 15 inches, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 20 inches. These rains could produce life-threatening flash floods and landslides.

STAY INFORMED: MAUIWatch will continue to monitor the situation and notify the public if we are placed into a watch or warning. Download the free MAUIWatch APP for critical notifications at app.mauiwatch.com

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