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Below-average hurricane season is forecast for Hawaii

COURTESY NOAA
                                In 2020, Hurricane Douglas came uncomfortably close to Oahu, missing the island by about 30 miles in the closest hurricane approach to the island in six decades. Forecasters predicted a below-average 2024 hurricane season Tuesday because of La Nina conditions but noted that 2020 was also a La Nina year.
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COURTESY NOAA

In 2020, Hurricane Douglas came uncomfortably close to Oahu, missing the island by about 30 miles in the closest hurricane approach to the island in six decades. Forecasters predicted a below-average 2024 hurricane season Tuesday because of La Nina conditions but noted that 2020 was also a La Nina year.