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Hawaii braces for 'life threatening' hit from Hurricane Lane

Hawaii braces for 'life threatening' hit from Hurricane Lane

Ige. The CPHC forecasts that "the current forecast track will bring local impacts of damaging winds and life threatening flooding rain across the state from Wednesday through Saturday". Hawaii rarely gets hit. The Aloha State is a little less inviting this week, as Hawaii's residents prepare for a powerful hurricane. Others have come close in recent years.


Hawaii on edge again as Hurricane Olivia heads for the islands

Hawaii on edge again as Hurricane Olivia heads for the islands

On Friday, the National Weather Service released its Hawaii area analysis that noted light and variable winds are "expected tonight through Monday, as Hurricane Norman passes northeast of the state". "For everyone who went through the days leading up to Hurricane Lane, take the lessons we learned and use them now". Olivia is barely hanging on to hurricane status as it approaches Hawaii.



Russian Federation claims that someone may have sabotaged the International Space Station

But some working in Russia's space industry remained skeptical it could have happened in space. "The theory one about a meteorite impact has been rejected because the spaceship's hull was evidently impacted from inside", he stated. It seems more likely the spacecraft was damaged during testing at Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan after passing initial checks and the mistake then hastily covered up.


Tropical Storm Florence Expected To Turn Into Hurricane

Tropical Storm Florence Expected To Turn Into Hurricane

There are no reported coastal watches or warnings in effect. Their governors declared states of emergency Friday and Saturday. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper also urged his state's residents to get ready, noting the storm already was generating swelling waves and risky currents along the coast .


Watching Florence off the East Coast

Watching Florence off the East Coast

On this path, Florence will track over the warm waters off the southeast USA coastline. Beyond Tuesday , the forecast track becomes more uncertain. Closer to the USA, there's a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms in the western Atlantic that has a low chance of forming into a tropical storm.



Kavanaugh will likely be confirmed as hearing wraps up

Witnesses supporting and opposing Judge Kavanaugh will be the next to testify before the committee. They talked about his intelligence and open-mindedness, calling him "thoughtful", "wonderfully warm" and a "fair-minded and independent jurist".