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17 Aug 2018 | 05:27 AM UTC

US: Hurricane Lane to pass south of Hawaii from August 21 /update 1

Hurricane Lane expected to pass south of Hawaiian archipelago from August 21; no warnings currently in effect

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USA

Event

According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Lane is located approximately 2700 km (1675 mi) east-southeast of Hilo as of Friday, August 17. Current forecasts suggest Lane will pass south of the Hawaiian archipelago beginning late on August 21, without making landfall. No storm warnings are currently in effect, although strong winds and rain are possible across the state beginning early next week. 

Context

The Pacific Hurricane Season extends from May 15 to November 30, with the largest concentration of storms typically occurring between August and October.

Advice

Individuals in Hawaii are advised to follow local weather forecasts and adhere to any advice issued by regional authorities.

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