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Pewa, 8/16/13. Satellite imagery courtesy NWS/NOAA/CPHC.
Tropical Storm Pewa 1275 Miles SW of Kauaʻi
August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News, Weather
 

TS Pewa was last tracked moving WNW at 13 mph, and had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, according to a CPHC forecast.


Central Pacific Hurricane Center, Satellite imagery, file image 5/18/2011, courtesy National Weather Service.
2013 Hurricane Season Outlook Calls for 1 to 3 Cyclones
May 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

The 2013 Central Pacific Hurricane Season outlook calls for a 70% chance of a below-normal season, with 1 to 3 tropical cyclones to affect the central Pacific this season.


Microwave Percipitation Imagery, image courtesy CPHC.
Tracking Significantly Better 20 Years After Iniki
September 10th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

In the Central Pacific specifically, forecast accuracy has reportedly improved by 25 to 50% since 1992.


Central Pacific Hurricane Center, Satellite imagery, file image 5/18/2011, courtesy National Weather Service.
2012 Hurricane Outlook Calls for Below-Normal Season
May 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center expects 2-4 tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific this season. That’s below the average of 4-5 seen in a typical season. Cyclones include tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes.


3-Hour Hydrology Map for 5 a.m. Monday, August 22. Image courtesy NOAA & NWS.
Light Rain Falls in Hana as Remnants of Fernanda Pass
August 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News, Weather
 

Hana, in East Maui, received a little over one-and-a-half inches of rain over a 24 hour period, while the Kawainui Stream on the Big Island showed about an inch of rain.


Michael Cantin, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Honolulu. Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Meteorologist Provides Maui Briefing on Hurricane Season
June 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui News, Weather
 

Typically, our storms come from Central America and work their way East to West across the Pacific, tending to drift south of the islands, based upon our island trade wind weather patterns.


Central Pacific Hurricane Center, Satellite imagery, file image 5/18/2011, courtesy National Weather Service.
Maui Hurricane Expo Breezes into Kaahumanu Center
May 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News, Weather
 

Tomorrow is the official start of the 2011 Hurricane Season in Hawaii. To help residents prepare, the 5th Annual Maui County Hurricane Expo breezes over to Maui on Saturday.


Central Pacific Hurricane Center, Satellite imagery, file image 5/18/2011, courtesy National Weather Service.
2011 Tropical Season Outlook: 2-4 Cyclones Expected
May 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News, Weather
 

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center released its 2011 tropical season outlook today, forecasting below normal activity with 2 to 4 cyclones expected this year.


Image courtesy National Weather Service.
2010 Central Pacific Hurricane Season and La Niña Update
October 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Surf, Weather
 

Hurricane Season Update: On May 19, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center issued their 2010 season outlook which called for below normal activity in the central Pacific. During a typical season, 4 to 5 tropical cyclones form within or move into the central Pacific. Since the start of the hurricane season on June 1, no tropical […]


File image.  Hurricane season in Hawaii runs from June 1 to November 30.
Forecast calls for up to three Tropical Cyclones this Hurricane Season
September 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News, Maui Surf, Weather
 

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center expects a below normal season with two to three tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific this year.  An average season has four or five tropical cyclones, which includes tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes.  Despite the outlook for less activity, forecasters remind the public to take each tropical system seriously.  […]


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