Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

Kenneth Drake
August 10, 2018

Hurricane Hector, left, can be seen heading west toward Hawaii.

On the current forecast track, the center of Hector is slated to pass about 150 miles south of the Big Island by Wednesday afternoon, and about 300 miles south of Oahu by Wednesday night.

High Surf Warning up to 15 feet for east and southeast facing shores until 6 p.m. Wednesday. It was located about 470 miles east-southeast of South Point, Hawaii.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Ileana is trailing behind John and had been expected to become a hurricane, too.

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Thank you for signing up for the STL Morning Rush Newsletter. "There is a reasonable chance that Hector will survive to cross the International Date Line early next week", said AccuWeather meteorologist Steve Travis.

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Two new tropical storms are strengthening off Mexico and both are projected to reach hurricane force while marching northwestward parallel to the coast, bringing heavy surf.

Closer to the USA mainland, Hurricane John is strengthening in bathlike ocean water south of the Baja Peninsula. Forecasters note that hurricane-force winds extend up to 35 miles from the center of the storm, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles. It will not affect any land areas.

Service of Jamaica is reporting that tropical storm Debby, which is not a threat to Jamaica, has strengthened slightly as it makes its way towards the North Atlantic.

The active season in the Pacific contrasts to the relatively quiet season in the Atlantic.

Even if El Nino fizzles, said Klotzbach, "we believe that the hurricane-unfavorable conditions in the Atlantic are likely to persist over the next several months". It will turn to the northeast by the weekend, keeping it clear of the U.S. No impacts will be felt here in eastern Carolina.