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Hurricane Douglas Update with Maui Mayor Michael Victorino (11:30 a.m. Update)

July 26, 2020, 12:58 PM HST
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Maui Mayor Victorino provides Hurricane Douglas updates at 11:30 a.m. on July 26, 2020 during a media briefing with various state and county agencies hosted by Hawai’i governor, David Ige.

• Hurricane Douglas Within 65 Miles of Kahului, Maui (Update: 11 a.m.)
• 2020 Hurricane Season in Hawaiʻi
• Storm Prep and Kits
• Ige Issues Emergency Proclamation Ahead of Douglas
• Maui Mayor Issues Emergency Proclamation for Hurricane Douglas
• Mayor Victorino urges Maui to Prep for Potential Impacts
• Maui County Emergency Shelter Plans
• Maui Reminded to Conserve Water to Prevent Sewer Spills Due to Hurricane Douglas
• PresidentApproves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Hawaii

Douglas is now 55 miles ENE of Kahului, Maui and 140 miles E of Honolulu.  It remains a Category 1 Hurricane with sustained winds near 85 mph.

The eye of Hurricane Douglas is being tracked by the North Kohala and Molokai WSR-88D radars as the tropical cyclone moves west-northwest at 16 mph.  The track currently places the center of the system east of Maui County.

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Hurricane Hunters from the Air Force 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron continue to conduct missions through Douglas and have observed Douglas experiencing southerly vertical wind shear.

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Maui remains under a Hurricane Warning.

 

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