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Flash Flood Watch issued for Maui County ahead of TS Darby

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a “Flash Flood WATCH” for the County of Maui from Friday night till Sunday afternoon. Tropical storm Darby is expected to continue to approach the state. Depending on the exact track, there is the possibility of intense rainfall and flash flooding this weekend. The greatest risk of flash flooding will be to …

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Darby heading toward Hawaii with little change in strength

At 5:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located about 645 miles east of Hilo. Darby is moving toward the west-southwest near 15 mph. Darby will gradually turn toward the west with a slight decrease in forward speed over the next 48 hours. Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is …

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Revised TS Darby tracking brings storm closer to the State

At 5pm, forecasters revised the storm track for TS Darby bringing it closer to the State with impacts expected to hit Hilo and Kahului this weekend. Darby was last reported to be 810 miles east of Hilo with sustained winds of 50 mph. The storm system continues to move in a westward track at 13 mph. Slight strengthening is forecast …

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Tropical Storm Darby crosses into Central Pacific

At 11:00 this morning, Tropical Storm Darby was 895 miles east of Hilo, moving west at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center. Darby is expected to continue moving west for the next 48 hours with little change in strength. The storm is forecast to …

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Some tropical concerns next week as Hurricane Darby approaches Hawaii

We lose some of the breeze this weekend and humidity will climb Sunday into Monday. A few showers will be possible with better chances Sunday as remnants of Celia move north of us. There are some tropical concerns next week as Hurricane Darby approaches Hawaii. We’ll know more in a few days. <a href=”http://app.mauiwatch.com/” target=”_blank”>Click here</a> to download our mobile …

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Very strong trade winds continue into the holiday weekend

Very strong trade winds continue into the holiday weekend. Gusts up to 30 and 40 mph will be possible on Saturday. The trades weaken some Sunday and Monday, but it will still be breezy. More moisture builds into the 4th of July, which means better chances of rain (mainly windward/mauka). Also note that very rough seas are expected! Click here …

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Brisk trades continue through the weekend

Brisk trades continue through the weekend and into much of next week. Gusts may reach 20 to even 30 mph, keeping our seas choppy. This weekend will be a bit drier (especially Sunday), though a few typical trade showers may pop up. Showers will favor windward/mauka areas.

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High surf is expected with waves generally between 6 and 8 feet

Strong trades continue this weekend with gusts up to 30 mph. A few isolated showers, mainly in windward communities, will be possible in the early morning. Plenty of sunshine will be expected otherwise for Father’s Day weekend. High surf is expected with waves generally between 6 and 8 feet (sometimes higher). Click here to download our mobile app for Android …

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Maui County now under a “Special Weather Advisory” by the NWS

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Special Weather Statement for the County of Maui. This includes the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe. Showers will increase over most windward sections this morning, as moisture associated with an approaching surface trough interacts with an upper level low to the northeast of the islands. Some of the showers …

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