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Landslide on Waipio Valley Road Wednesday morning, April 11, 2018. Photo courtesy of Jeff Dale

Multiple roadway issues due to stormy weather Wednesday (April 11)

Department of Public Works reports work crews are clearing landslides on Waipio Valley access road. Waipio Valley access road will be limited to local traffic only through today.

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Winter weather and other advisories for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hawaii Island summits above 13,000 feet through Wednesday morning (March 14).

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High Surf Warning and Wind Advisory for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service High Surf Warning for the East facing shores of Hamakua, Hilo and Puna is NOW in effect through tomorrow. A High Surf Warning means there is a dangerous threat to life and property from the surf.

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Hawaii crop weather review for the week ending Sunday (Sept 17)

Below-normal rainfall on 1 to 3-month time scales led to abnormal dryness development on the lower Kona slopes on Hawaii Island.

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This is a Civil Defense Message: National Weather Service reports heavy and persistent rainfall from Keahole Point to Holualoa in Kona. A flood advisory is now in effect through this evening for Kailua-Kona, Kalaoa, Holualoa, Kahalu'u-Keauhou, and Honalo.

Heavy rains spur flood advisory for Kona

This is a Civil Defense Message: National Weather Service reports heavy and persistent rainfall from Keahole Point to Holualoa in Kona. A flood advisory is now in effect through this evening for Kailua-Kona, Kalaoa, Holualoa, Kahalu’u-Keauhou, and Honalo.

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Possible coastal flooding through the weekend

Coastal flooding, associated with a combination of high tides and higher than normal water levels, will be a possibility through the weekend. The greatest potential for coastal flooding impacts will be during the peak daily high tide, which will occur during the mid- to late-afternoon hours the next several days.

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Wish you were here? Snow days in Hawaii

A look back at the week of Winter weather on Hawaii’s summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through videos.

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A touch of Winter weather this past week on Mauna Kea

A touch of winter weather on Mauna Kea summit with light snowfall this past week.

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On August 5 2014, the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on Suomi-NPP captured natural-color images of both Iselle and Hurricane Julio en route to Hawaii. The image above is a composite of three satellite passes over the tropical Pacific Ocean in the early afternoon. Note that Iselle’s eyewall had grown less distinct; the storm had descreased to category 2 intensity. The bright shading toward the center-left of the image is sunglint, the reflection of sunlight off the water and directly back at the satellite sensor. NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response." width="595" height="396" /> On August 5 2014, the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on Suomi-NPP captured natural-color images of both Iselle and Hurricane Julio en route to Hawaii. The image above is a composite of three satellite passes over the tropical Pacific Ocean in the early afternoon. Note that Iselle’s eyewall had grown less distinct; the storm had descreased to category 2 intensity. The bright shading toward the center-left of the image is sunglint, the reflection of sunlight off the water and directly back at the satellite sensor. NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response.

Volcano Watch: How do volcanoes affect the weather and climate?

Conventional wisdom among many residents was that the Island of Hawai‘i is immune to hurricanes because its large volcanic mountains obstruct approaching storms, diverting them around the island.

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Hurricane Iselle: Closures and schedule changes

Hawaii 24/7 Staff GOVERNOR SIGNS EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION IN ANTICIPATION OF TROPICAL CYCLONES Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed an emergency proclamation in anticipation of the arrival of two tropical cyclones in Hawaii. Hurricane Iselle is forecast to impact the state Thursday evening through late Friday. Hurricane Julio is a few days behind Iselle and may impact […]

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List of Hawaii hurricanes dating to 1843

Hawaii 24/7 Staff More than three dozen hurricanes, or tropical cyclones, have impacted the Hawaiian islands since 1950, causing at least 12 deaths. Hawaii typically records four or five hurricanes each year, although as many as 11 have occurred, including during the 1992 and 1994 seasons. Formal records were not kept before the 1950s. Hurricane […]

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High Surf and Small Craft Advisories for the Big Island

A High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of the Big Island is in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday (April 16). Surf is forecast to be five to eight feet in height along East facing shores. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Friday (April 18) for the Alenuihaha Channel along with […]

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Weather advisories due to high surf to continue

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has continued a high surf advisory for the West facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. Friday (Dec 27). Surf is forecast to be in the eight to 12 foot range along West facing shores overnight rising to 10-14 feet Thursday (Dec 26).

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High surf Thursday at Kealakekua Bay. (Photo courtesy of Visionary Video)

High surf warning in effect through Saturday

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The National Weather Service high surf warning for the West Facing Shores of Hawaii Island remained in effect throughout Friday. The High Surf Warning is expected to remain in effect through 6 p.m. Saturday. In addition, the following beaches are closed due to hazardous conditions: * Hapuna Beach * Kahaluu Beach * […]

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