Category 4 Hurricane Lane Takes Aim For Hawaii, Winds Exceeding 155 MPH
By ABC News // August 22, 2018
ABOVE VIDEO: Hurricane Lane is taking aim at Hawaii as a Category 4 storm with fierce winds of 155 mph.
(ABC NEWS) – Hurricane Lane is taking aim at Hawaii as a Category 4 storm with fierce winds of 155 mph.
The storm had reached Category 5 level, but weakened early Wednesday.
A hurricane warning has been issued for the Big Island, including Hilo, and hurricane watches are in place for the islands of Maui and Oahu, including the state’s capital city Honolulu.
All public schools on the Big Island and Maui will be closed starting Wednesday until further notice, said Gov. David Ige.
Tropical storm conditions on the Big Island will be possible Wednesday and hurricane conditions are possible Thursday.
For the island of Oahu, including Honolulu, tropical storm winds are expected Thursday and hurricane-force winds are possible Thursday night into Friday morning.
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Just landed safely in #Hawaii. Video of the the eye of Category 5 #HurricaneLane just before sunset. It’s a strong and dangerous storm- make sure to listen to your community’s emergency managers and stay prepared and safe. pic.twitter.com/xZjK9E0min
— Lisa Bucci (@lbucci45) August 22, 2018
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