Friday, October 9, 2015         

In rare event, remnants of Hurricane Oho hit Alaska

By Becky Bohrer Posted 7:44 a.m. HST, Oct 9, 2015
Rain and gusty winds are battering parts of the nation's northernmost state from the remnants of what had been Hurricane Oho.

Rare weather: Oho remnants bringing tropical moisture to Alaska

By Becky Bohrer Posted 12:28 p.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
The remnants of a tropical storm were expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds to parts of southeast Alaska on Friday in what is a rare weather event.

Oho weakens as it heads toward Alaska

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:00 a.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
Oho, now a post-tropical cyclone, missed Hawaii and continues to speed away from the state today.

Strong winds, rain down trees, cause landslides on Hawaii island

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 11:23 a.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
The National Weather Service extended a flood advisory for Hawaii island after radar indicated persistent rain that will cause minor flooding.

More heavy rain is predicted; Pacific ties cyclone record

By Leila Fujimori
A tropical depression expected to become Tropical Storm Niala is the 11th cyclone this hurricane season in the Central North Pacific, tying the record for the most such storms.

Flash flood warnings canceled; flood watch remains for Oahu, Kauai County

By Craig Gima Posted 8:01 a.m. HST, Sep 11, 2015
Forecasters say the skies over Oahu and Hawaii island will be partly cloudy for much of Saturday, a day after heavy showers brought localized flooding for both islands. Maui and Kauai can expect mostly cloudy skies with occasional showers, forecasters say.

Oahu flood advisory extended; Islands under flash flood watch

By Craig Gima Posted 5:04 a.m. HST, Sep 10, 2015
Rain with rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour moved ashore from the south early Friday morning, prompting a flood advisory for Oahu.

Jimena weakens; Muggy weather, afternoon rains continue

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 7:50 a.m. HST, Sep 9, 2015
Jimena weakened to a tropical depression north of the main Hawaiian islands as it continued to cut off the tradewinds, bringing uncomfortable muggy weather and the chance of afternoon showers.

Showers drench Oahu; State remains under flood watch

By Craig Gima Posted 5:18 a.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Stormy weather over the islands Thursday has prompted a flood warning for Oahu and watches across the state as hot, humid weather brought over the islands by Hurricane Ignacio continues to generate showers and thunderstorms.

Nearby hurricanes keep surf high, rain falling

By Star-Advertiser staff
Hawaii is under several weather advisories and warnings due to two nearby hurricanes. A high surf warning remains in effect for all counties until 6 p.m. Thursday.

Ignacio, Jimena, Kilo bring surf, muggy weather to Hawaii

By Craig Gima Posted 8:51 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Surf generated by three tropical cyclones in the North Pacific is arriving on west, north and east shores of most islands, with surf on east shores reaching dangerous heights.

Ignacio passing to the north, Jimena enters Central Pacific

By Craig Gima Posted 11:10 a.m. HST, Aug 31, 2015
Hurricane Ignacio is bringing dangerous surf to east shores, muggy, uncomfortable weather and the chance of thunderstorms as it continues to pass north of the islands.

Ignacio on track to pass near Hawaii; Jimena also a hurricane

By Craig Gima Posted 10:58 a.m. HST, Aug 27, 2015
Hurricane Ignacio crossed into the Central Pacific Thursday morning and continued on a path that could take it over or close to Hawaii at hurricane strength early next week.

State weather records for August fall like raindrops

By Craig Gima Posted 12:17 p.m. HST, Sep 1, 2015
August, normally the driest month of the year in Hawaii, was the wettest on record for Honolulu, Lihue and Kahului, but the rains did not set a monthly record in Hilo. Several monthly heat records also fell in August.

‘We need to be ready’ for Ignacio and Jimena, mayor says

By Rob Shikina
Authorities are encouraging residents to remain vigilant about preparing as the busiest hurricane season in at least a decade reaches its midway point Monday.

Humid conditions, chance of heavy showers continues

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:03 a.m. HST, Aug 27, 2015
The National Weather Service has extended a flash flood watch for the state until 6 p.m. Friday as a lingering weather system continues to produce afternoon thundershowers.

Heavy rains flood homes, roadways on Oahu

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 12:10 p.m. HST, Aug 26, 2015
Heavy rains on Oahu Wednesday left some residents and commuters to contend with flood waters as city crews and police scrambled to address public safety concerns.

Tropical Storm Ignacio predicted to come close to Hawaii island Monday

By Craig Gima Posted 10:50 a.m. HST, Aug 25, 2015
Tropical Storm Ignacio continued to strengthen and remains on track to become a hurricane and pass close to the Big Island on Monday.

Isles brace for possible floods as new storm forms

By Leila Fujimori
Hawaii’s soggy weather is expected to lift slightly Wednesday but will linger on as yet another tropical storm is in the forecast and expected to reach hurricane status by Thursday morning, the National Weather Service said.

Heavy rain soaks parts of Oahu, Maui, Big Isle and Lanai

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 3:29 a.m. HST, Aug 25, 2015
National Weather Service forecasters say an area of heavy rain west of Honolulu Tuesday evening was holding nearly stationary with rain clouds also gathering near Nanakuli and Ewa Beach.

Punishing heat and humidity forecast to remain

By Timothy Hurley
Look for more hot and oppressively humid conditions Tuesday and Wednesday along with the threat of thunderstorms and heavy rain as moisture from Tropical Depression Kilo lingers over the islands.

Statewide flash flood watch, brown water advisory

By Craig Gima & Gregg K. Kakesako Posted 6:50 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Oahu, Hawaii island, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and Niihau, as moist, stable air continues sending thunderstorms and muggy weather to the islands.

New storm expected to become hurricane before weakening

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:08 a.m. HST, Aug 24, 2015
Another tropical depression, the 12th of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, is expected to become a hurricane before weakening on a path toward Hawaii.

Typhoon Goni leaves at least 4 dead in Philippines

By Associated Press Posted 4:15 a.m. HST, Aug 21, 2015
Landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains from a powerful typhoon pummeling the northern Philippines left at least four dead Friday, including a 10-year-old boy, officials said.

Tropical depression forecast to become hurricane

By Leila Fujimori
Iniki. Iwa. Dot. These destructive hurricanes all came from a southerly direction, turned north and made a direct hit on Kauai and affected other islands as well. Could Kilo be next to do the same?

This ain’t your daddy’s El Nino

By Timothy Hurley
With the current El Nino event on pace to be among the most powerful on record, Hawaii will see no letup in the busy hurricane season, followed by a drier-than-normal winter that will worsen the state’s drought.

Slow-moving Hilda likely to bring heavy rain, floods

By Leila Fujimori
Tropical Storm Hilda was in no hurry — dawdling just southeast of the islands Wednesday, sluggishly making its way west, nearing Hawaii island. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecast Wednesday night said the weakening Hilda would likely devolve into a tropical depression Thursday and into a remnant low Friday.

Hilda becomes major hurricane in Central Pacific

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 5:03 a.m. HST, Aug 7, 2015
Hilda entered the Central Pacific and quickly became a major hurricane Saturday with winds of 115 mph, remaining on a path that might take it near Hawaii as a tropical storm by the middle of next week.

Guillermo passes near isles as a mere depression

By Craig Gima and Leila Fujimori Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Aug 7, 2015
Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical depression Thursday afternoon but remained on a path bringing it close to the North Shore of Oahu and possibly over Kauai in the next two days.

Guillermo's threat to islands ending as Tropical Storm Hilda emerges

By Craig Gima
Tropical Depression Guillermo's close encounter with the Hawaiian islands is expected to end Friday as the storm dissipates on a path just north of Oahu and Kauai.

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