Hurricane Tracker

Barabara Fades, Cosme Forms

At 5 a.m., the center of newly formed Tropical Storm Cosme was located near latitude 15.6 North, longitude 115.7 West. Barbara now a post-tropical cyclone.

UPDATE 2: Barbara Moving WNW at Near Cat 5 Strength

By Friday, Barbara is expected to turn back toward the west with an increase in forward speed.

UPDATE 2: Barbara Has Rapidly Intensified

Maximum sustained winds have increased to 100 mph with higher gusts.

UPDATE 2: Tropical Storm Barbara Increases Speed & Strengthens

Barbara is forecast to become a hurricane by Monday night or Tuesday morning.

Alvin Degrades to Tropical Depression

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 30 mph with higher gusts.

UPDATE 2: Hurricane Alvin Weakening Rapidly

Alvin is moving toward the NW near 15 mph and a gradual turn toward the WNW with a decrease in forward speed is expected over the next couple of days.

UPDATE: Alvin Becomes First Hurricane of Season

Alvin is not expected to maintain this intensity for very long.

UPDATE 2: Alvin Continues to Slowly Strengthen

A gradual turn to the WNW is expected on Thursday and this motion is expected to continue through Saturday.

Hawai‘i DOT Releases Post-Olivia Recap

No major impacts were felt at Hawai‘i airports and harbors; highways crews responded to about 30 events on Maui, Moloka‘i and O‘ahu between Sept. 11 and 13.

Gov.’s Presidential Disaster Declaration Approved

Gov. David Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Tropical Storm Olivia has been granted one day after it was submitted.

Flood Advisory Issued for Big Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu issued a Flood Advisory for Hawai‘i Island on Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.

TS Olivia Makes Landfall on Maui, Lāna‘i

Tropical Storm Olivia made landfall at 9:10 am on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, along the windward coast of the West Maui Mountains, about 10 miles NW of Kahului.

Tropical Storm Olivia Causes Few Outages on Big Island

Hawai‘i Electric Light reported few outages due to Tropical Storm Olivia at 8 a.m. on Sept. 12, 2018.

9:30 AM: Big Island Remains Under Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center cancelled the Tropical Storm Warning for Hawai‘i Island at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. 

Gov. Issues Presidential Disaster Declaration as TS Olivia Nears

Gov. David Ige has formally requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration as Tropical Storm Olivia draws nearer to the Hawaiian islands.

Sand for Flood Control Now Available on Hawai‘i Island

The County of Hawai‘i issued an update on the availablily of sandbags on Sept. 11, 2018, at 9:45 am.

Does Hawai‘i Island Kill Hurricanes?

Meteorologist Malika Dudley interviews National Weather Service Honolulu Meteorologist and Central Pacific Hurricane Center Forecaster Bob Ballard. #BigIslandNow #BigIslandNowNEWS #BigIslandNowWEATHER #HurricaneOLIVIA

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Individuals, families and businesses begin getting ready for a disaster with a preparedness plan that includes key documents, lists of belongings and property.

Hawai‘i-Based Ships Sortie Ahead of TS Olivia

Navy ships and submarines based in Hawai‘i not currently undergoing maintenance availabilities have sortied as TS Olivia travels toward the Hawaiian Islands.

Hawai‘i Wing Civil Air Patrol Prepares for Hurricane Olivia

As Tropical Storm Olivia inched closer to Hawai‘i Island, Hawai‘i Wing launched aircrews to warn the public that a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect on those islands.
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