Is hurricane Douglas coming to Maui?
On the forecast track, Douglas will pass near, or over, the islands from Maui to Kauai today and tonight. Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, but Douglas is expected to remain a hurricane as it moves through the islands.
Will Maui get hit by hurricane?
Maui has not been directly hit by a hurricane in over 100 years, though hurricanes and tropical storms that passed close to Maui have caused heavy rains and brief flooding several times.
Is hurricane Douglas going to hit the Hawaiian Islands?
The storm later passed north of the main islands as a Category 1 hurricane, passing dangerously close to Oahu and Kauai, causing minimal damage, and resulting in no deaths or injuries.
Hurricane Douglas (2020)
|Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Hurricane Douglas at peak intensity in the open Pacific on July 23|
Is Hawaii Nice in August?
In August the islands of Hawaii are hot, dry and sunny with high temperatures, warm seas and only a small chance of short-lived rain showers. For weather that’s perfect for relaxing on the golden sands, exploring marine life in the calm waters or relaxing in the beachside bars, August is a great month to visit Hawaii.
When was the last time Hawaii had a hurricane?
Fortunately, hurricanes are rare in Hawaiʻi—the last major hurricane to hit the Islands was Hurricane ʻIniki in 1992, which caused $3.1 billion in damage and devastated the island of Kauaʻi; it killed six people. The most recent was Hurricane Lane, which peaked as a powerful Category 5 hurricane in August 2018.
How do you say Douglas in Hawaiian?
The Hawaiian language form of the given name is Koukalaka, which is pronounced [kowkəˈlɐkə]; a variant form of this name is Dougalasa. The given name Doug is a common short form variant of Douglas. Pet forms of the given name include: Dougie and Duggie.
Are there any hurricanes headed for Hawaii?
At this time there are currently no tropical storms in the eastern or central Pacific Ocean that pose a threat to Hawaii within the next five days. Throughout hurricane season, residents of Hawaii are advised to keep informed and to make sure they have a family plan and emergency kit ready (see “What can I do?” below).