July 23, 2020

Hurricane Douglas

Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Douglas becomes first hurricane in the eastern Pacific of 2020 with winds currently at 120 mph as the system moves WNW at 18 mph

Hurricane Douglas is expected to move near or over portions of the Hawaiian Islands this weekend through Monday and there is an increasing chance that strong winds and heavy rain could impact the state beginning late Saturday night or Sunday. The category 3 storm is expected to weaken as it heads closer to the Hawaiian islands over cooler waters.

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Quick Facts

  • Douglas becomes the first Eastern Pacific Hurricane of 2020- one of the latest dates in the year that the first hurricane has formed in this ocean basin 
  • Hurricane Douglas is weakening as it approaches the Hawaiian Islands
  • At landfall, Douglas could be a Tropical Storm or low-end Hurricane 
  • Strong winds, heavy rainfall, and dangerous surf are expected for portions of Hawaii beginning on Saturday night or Sunday 

Watches, Warnings, Evacuations

There are currently no watches, warnings or evacuations for Hurricane Douglas

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