Hurricane Lane, a very rare Category 5 hurricane in the Pacific Ocean, is threatening to wreak havoc on the Hawaiian islands, with tropical storm and possibly hurricane conditions appearing [as early as Wednesday night]
The storm, with sustained winds of 160 miles per hour as of 11 p.m. HDT (5 a.m. EDT), is predicted to either graze or directly strike the islands in the coming days. The storm’s path is still far from certain, with the National Hurricane Center’s [cone of uncertainty] Still showing a wide swath from Thursday onward. The [spaghetti models] which meteorologists use to visualize potential storm paths, further [underscore the uncertainty]
The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning Tuesday evening for the Big Island ([Hawaii] Hurricane watches are in effect for Maui, [Oahu] and other small islands. Forecasters say considerable damage to roofs is possible and some locations could be uninhabitable for weeks.
So if anyone wants to fly in this in IF we can see the power of the winds.