Hurricane Lane barreled toward Hawaii on Friday, dumping torrential rains that inundated the Big Island’s main city. Residents elsewhere stocked up on supplies and piled sandbags to shield oceanfront businesses against the increasingly violent surf.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 105 mph and was moving at a pace of just 5 mph, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center said in its 5 p.m. ET advisory (11 a.m. local time)….Keep Reading On CBS News
Nearly 20 inches of rain fell on parts of Hawaii’s Big Island as a powerful hurricane approached the state on Thursday, with flooding and landslides blocking roads and carrying the potential for life-threatening effects, but forecasters said it has weakened to a Category 3 storm…..Keep Reading On NBC News