PHOTOS: Impact of Hurricane Lane across Hawaii


A landslide from heavy rains blocks the Hilo bound lane at the Honolii bridge on Highway 19 Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Hilo, Hawaii. Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii’s Big Island on Thursday, dumping nearly 20 inches of rain in nearly 24 hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to protect their homes ahead […]

Hurricane Lane is thrashing Hawaii’s Big Island with heavy rain and strong wind gusts

The National Weather Service says early Friday that the storm has dumped more than 31 inches of rain at Hakalau Station in about 24 hours. The service says a 67 mph wind gust has been recorded at Kohala Ranch.

The NWS says wind gusts of 51 mph have been recorded on Oahu, and 49 mph on Maui.

The dangerous Category 3 hurricane is heading north with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph (193 kph). Forecasters say it will move close to or over portions of Hawaii’s main islands late Friday.

Click here to see photos of the impact of Hurricane Lane across the Hawaiian Islands.

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