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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.  […]


HANA GENERAL PLAN MEETING TONIGHT: RESCHEDULED FOLLOWING FELICIA
HANA GENERAL PLAN MEETING TONIGHT: RESCHEDULED FOLLOWING FELICIA
September 14th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Maui County planning committee heads to Hana tonight for a committee meeting on the General Plan update.  The meeting was initially scheduled for last month, but travel concerns arising from Tropical Storm Felicia forced rescheduling.  Deliberations will focus on the Countywide Policy Plan, the first major component of the new Maui County General Plan.  […]


FICKLE FELICIA FIZZLES OUT: MAYOR THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS (VIEW VIDEO)
FICKLE FELICIA FIZZLES OUT: MAYOR THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS (VIEW VIDEO)
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

MAYOR THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS FOR ROLE IN STORM PREPARATIONS UPDATE ON COUNTY PARKS, FACILITIES Following an adjusted forecast from the National Weather Service that predicted dissipating storm conditions, the County of Maui de-activated at noon its emergency operating center set up to coordinate response operations to Tropical Storm Felicia. The American Red Cross closed its […]


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FELICIA LOSES STEAM; TROPICAL STORM WATCH CANCELED
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

MAUI SHELTERS CLOSE; EOC TO BE DEACTIVATED: FELICIA 120 MILES E OF KAHULUI, WINDS 35 MPH OVERVIEW 8/11/09 Monday 11 a.m. HST: Felicia has been downgraded to a remnant low pressure system, as it moves west over the island chain. Officials with the National Weather service say Felicia has lost all of the key characteristics […]


(Click to enlarge image.  Cone imagery updated at 8 a.m. by the NOAA, NWS and National Hurricane Center)
COUNTY TO DEACTIVATE EOC AT NOON; FELICIA 140 MILES E OF KAHULUI
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

OVERVIEW 8/11/09 Monday 8 a.m. HST: Felicia was downgraded from a Tropical Storm to a Tropical Depression early this morning.  The system is now centered just east of the Hawaiian Islands.   With the effects of Felicia diminishing considerably, the County of Maui expects to deactivate its Civil Defense emergency operations at 12 noon today. A […]


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FELICIA DOWNGRADED TO DEPRESSION: 150 MILES EAST OF KAHULUI
August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

OVERVIEW 8/11/09 Monday 4:45 a.m. HST: Felicia was downgraded this morning from a Tropical Storm to a Tropical Depression.  The system was last tracked at 150 miles east of Kahului, Maui and traveling toward the west near 10 mph.  Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts.  Rain and wind bands began sweeping […]


(Click to enlarge image.  Cone imagery courtesy NOAA & NWS.  Image updated at 5 p.m. 8/10/09)
WINDS, SHOWER BANDS BEGIN ACROSS MAUI TONIGHT: FELICIA 175 MILES ENE OF HILO; WINDS 40 MPH
August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Updated: 8 p.m. HST Monday, August 10, 2009 by Wendy Osher) Gusty winds and shower bands from Felicia will begin spreading across Maui County later tonight.  The center is expected to pass very near Maui County Tuesday afternoon. 8:00 pm HST Monday, August, 10 2009, the center of tropical storm felicia was located about 175 […]


(In August 2009, Hurricane Felicia was on track toward the islands before the system dissipated into a tropical storm)   Satellite imagery courtesy NOAA & The National Hurricane Center. Image updated at 6p hst 8/10/09)
FELICIA LOCAL STATEMENT: WHERE & WHEN TO EXPECT RAIN
August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Updated: 6:17 p.m. HST Monday, August 10, 2009 by Wendy Osher) FELICIA LOCAL STATEMENT Gusty winds and shower bands from Felicia will begin spreading across Maui County later tonight with the center passing very near Maui County Tuesday afternoon and Oahu Tuesday night. WATCHES/WARNINGS: A tropical storm watch continues for Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Maui, […]


State and County officials are briefed on the track of Felicia at a briefing on Sunday at the County Emergency Operating Center. Photo Courtesy: County of Maui.
FELICIA 210 MILES ENE OF HILO, WINDS 40 MPH: 5 P.M. 8/10/09
August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Updated @ 5 p.m. Monday August 10, 2009) TROPICAL STORM FELICIA ADVISORY NUMBER 30 A tropical storm watch remains in effect for Oahu and for all of Maui county, which includes the islands of Maui, Kahoolawe, Lanai and Molokai. A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in […]


Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares speaks to our news crew to update us on Felicia preparations.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
MAUI BRACES FOR STORM: WHAT’S OPEN AND CLOSED FOR TUESDAY?
August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

(Updated at 4:55 p.m. Monday, August 10, 2009 by Wendy Osher) The County’s Emergency Operating Center (EOC) was activated today at noon and will be staffed through the night as the county prepares for the effects of Tropical Storm Felicia. The county plans to begin opening ten shelters across Maui, Molokai and Lanai at 10 […]


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