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5:00 p.m. Hurricane Douglas update from the National Weather Service

The Hurricane Warning has been canceled for Maui County, including the islands of Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kahoolawe.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...

* O'ahu

* Kaua'i County, including the islands of Kaua'i and Niihau


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

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On the forecast track, Douglas will pass near Oahu and Kauai tonight.

Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher

gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, but

Douglas is expected to remain a hurricane as it moves near the

islands tonight.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles from the

center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

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WIND: Hurricane conditions are expected across portions of Oahu

this evening and on Kauai tonight. Due to the steep terrain of the

islands, localized strong wind gusts are expected.

SURF: Large swells generated by Douglas will affect the Hawaiian

Islands tonight, producing life-threatening and potentially

damaging surf along exposed shores. Storm surge of up to 2 feet is

possible. Surf will decline on Monday.

RAINFALL: Heavy rainfall associated with Douglas is expected to

affect portions of the main Hawaiian Islands tonight into Monday.

Total rain accumulations of 3 to 6 inches with locally higher

amounts are possible, with the greatest rainfall in elevated

terrain. This rain may result in flash flooding and land slides, as

well as rapid water level rises on small streams.

Road closures from HDOT:

A road closure on Hana Highway was already cleared out and highway re-opened.

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