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Meteorologist Malika Dudley Interviews NWS Expert

August 25, 2018, 9:01 AM HST
* Updated August 25, 10:56 AM
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VIDEO: Aug. 25, 2018, 8 a.m., LIVE interview with Central Pacific Hurricane Center

Big Island Now Meterologist Malika Dudley interviewed National Weather Service Pacific Region Deputy Director Tom Evans this morning, who presented an update on Lane, now a tropical storm.


  • Tropical Storm Warning dropped for Big Island
  • Warning in place for other islands as of 8 a.m., Aug. 25
  • 115 miles S of O‘ahu moving very slowly NNW
  • As it moves west, warnings and watches will begin to be dropped
  • Deep moisture will likely produce rain through tomorrow


  • Winds not expected but more rain is forecast
  • The Big Island has already received over 40 inches in some areas
  • Roads have been closed due to flooding and landslides
  • Residents have been evacuated
  • There are still flood waters coming out of the mountains, that is why flash flood warning is still in effect even though it may not be raining right now
  • The soil is saturated, so any rainfall poses a danger for flash flooding

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