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Kona Weather: Tropical Storm & Hurricane Information

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Kona Weather: Tropical Storm & Hurricane Information

Hurricanes Rarely Strike Hawaii Read Why – How Often Do Hurricanes Hit Hawaii? What Is The History Of Hurricanes Hitting Hawai’i? Recent brushes with hurricanes: Hurricane Hector, Hurricane Lane.

What Should You Have Ready In Case A Hurricane Comes To Hawaii?  – Hawai’i Hurricane Preparedness Checklist – 20+ Immediate Tips: ‘Ohana Planning for Hurricane Safety.

Important Governmental and Weather Links For Hawai’i – The 15+ Storm, Severe Weather & Hurricane Links – For Hawaii – You Need To Know 

Where Can You Find Links And Resources For Hawaiian Hurricanes? – Important Hurricane Links: US Government & Hawaii Hurricane Resources.

Is Their A Mobile App That is Best For Hawaiian Weather?Mobile Weather App For Hawaii: (I know, I know, do you really need a weather app to tell you tomorrow is going to be 86 degrees?) Which Is Best For Storms, Rain, Tropical Systems?

Click here to see if there any potential tropical storms or hurricanes for Hawai’i right now?

Kona And The Pillars Of Pele?  Just why did Hilo and the eastern portion of the Big Island receive so much devastating rain during Hurricane Lane, while Kona had less than an inch and no winds?

What Is A Hurricane Watch? When a Hurricane Watch is issued for your part of the coast this indicates the possibility that you could experience hurricane conditions within 48 hours. This watch should trigger your family’s disaster plan, and proactive measures should be initiated especially those actions that require extra time such as securing a boat, leaving a barrier island, etc.

What Is A Hurricane Warning? When a Hurricane Warning is issued for your part of the coast this indicates that sustained winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 hours. Once this warning has been issued, your family should be in the process of completing proactive actions and deciding the safest location to be during the storm.

Here is a video from NOAA The National Severe Storms Laboratory

Here is how a Category 4 hurricane striking Oahu would look (while not the Big Island, it show how low lying areas are impacted during a major storm).

Big Island

Tropical Floaters on Lane

Big Island

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National Weather Service