Lane threatens Hawaii, but Atlantic hurricane season stays quiet. The two are related
The worst of Hurricane Lane’s destructive winds are likely to bypass the Hawaiian Islands, but hurricane-force winds — 74 mph or better — are possible, and profoundly heavy rains are all but a certainty.
Lane was generating peak winds of 130 mph late Thursday morning, and hurricane warnings were in effect for the big island and Kauai, with peak winds due Thursday night and Friday. Central Pacific Hurricane Center Projected path of Hurricane Lane in timing in Hawaiian time.
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