Olivia expected to be a tropical storm when it reaches Hawaii Island, 07 September 2018

Accessed on 08 September 2018, 0410 UTC, Post #17597.



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Forecasters at the Central Pacific Hurricane Center say Hurricane Olivia is weakening as it nears the Hawaiian Islands. Over the next few days, Olivia will become a tropical storm with sustained winds approaching 50 mph with higher gusts.  Here’s the analysis provided by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser”:

“The five-day forecast has Olivia as a tropical storm, with sustained winds of 50 mph, passing over the islands on Wednesday. Only Kauai County is outside the five-day “cone of uncertainty.”

“Olivia is forecast to approach the main Hawaiian islands from the east early next week, but it is too soon to determine the exact location and magnitude of any impacts,” said forecasters with the National Hurricane Center in Miami, which monitors the Eastern Pacific. “Interests in Hawaii should monitor the progress of Olivia this weekend and use this time to enact your hurricane action plan.”

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Russ Roberts