>> Hawaii forecasters list potential impacts from Hurricane Douglas and advise precautionary actions Hurricane-force winds of 74 mph or more extend up to 40 miles from Douglas’ center and tropical storm-force winds of 39 mph or more extend up to 115 miles. Category 1 Douglas was moving just off Windward Oahu this afternoon in one of the closest encounters with a hurricane for the island in decades. Maximum sustained winds are at 85 mph and movement continues toward the WNW at 16 mph. So, a fix is to go to the url (address box) and remove all the text after the last “/” of this article, then hit ‘enter.’ That resets the page to newest comments upon refresh. And curious how all images from the entire comment page can be scrolled thru in sequence when embiggened. Hurricane Douglas continued its near-miss weekend trip past the Hawaiian islands tonight, leaving only Kauai in its potential path. Sirens will sound a steady tone for 3 minutes. NASA’s Aqua satellite used infrared light to identify strongest storms and coldest cloud top temperatures and found them surrounding the eyewall of the powerful hurricane. July 26, 2020, 8:37 PM UTC Douglas is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph, with this motion is expected to continue. Along with $250 million in damage, Lane dumped 58 inches (1473 mm) of rain on Kahūnā Falls in the Big Island – the second heaviest rainfall on record from a tropical cyclone in any U.S. state, behind the 60.58″ dumped by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 in Texas. Says last edited…how did you edit the comment? New post up by Dr. Masters on PTC9! Advertisement. ℃ ℉ ° Think they have to enable “Media” for tweets to show up, TIP: enable Desktop Mode on mobile… Story updated at 8 a.m., 7/27/20 Hurricane Douglas narrowly skirted Hawaii on Sunday and early Monday as the storm passed just north of the islands. Cant wait for recon or an ascat to catch it, http://tropic.ssec.wisc.edu/real-time/mtpw2/product.php?color_type=tpw_nrl_colors&prod=natl×pan=24hrs&anim=html5, © 2020 Yale Climate Connections | Created by Constructive, For more local detail on the impacts expected from Douglas, see the, Confronting the 'isolated, lonely, painful deaths' from heat waves, A look back at the horrific 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, The destructive 2020 Atlantic hurricane season may finally have had its last deadly storm, Low-cost sensors help Savannah, Georgia, track flooding in real time, https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2020/07/tropical-storm-warnings-ptc9/, https://twitter.com/NASAGroundSys/status/1288146621801299968. The storm is now 100 miles northwest of Honolulu. Oahu and Maui and Kauai counties are under a hurricane warning. “On the forecast track, Douglas will pass near, or over, the islands from Maui to Kauai through tonight,” forecasters said. Okay. In addition, images from NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite were used to generate an animated track of Douglas … The closest analog for strength among west-northwest tracking hurricanes, Lester (2016), passed about 130 miles northeast of Hawaii as a Category 1 storm. Hawaii residents continue to await the arrival of Hurricane Douglas as the category 1 storm makes its final approach toward the state. 7/25 update: Hawaii braces for Hurricane Douglas. This doesn’t use the normal WordPress user login. Hurricane Douglas tracked just far enough north to spare Hawaii its full fury. The new commenting now only allows full HTML code, but not HTML entity codes? By Timothy Hurley thurley@staradvertiser.com; Nov. 30, 2020 The 2020 hurricane season is drawing to a close in the Atlantic with a record- … Been a lurker for a long time. Hurricane Douglas, with 85 mph maximum sustained winds and higher gusts, was located about 50 miles north of Kahului and about 100 miles east of Honolulu, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center’s 2 p.m. update. A DT OF 1.5. A lot to figure out still with this one. By Aliss Higham PUBLISHED: 19:32, Sun, Jul 26, 2020 We now have basic text features available: bold, italic, spoiler, quote, link, bullet list, etc. Honolulu, Hawaii - As of 5 a.m. Sunday morning, Hurricane Douglas remains a dangerous hurricane, 85 miles northeast of Hilo. Unbelievable. .png file uploads. I wonder why it shrunk my 900×540 and 1024×659 pixel photos down to 300×180. ÷ divided by The City will be sounding the warning sirens again at noon. He stressed that forecasters continued to worry about a “jog to the left” that would bring dangerously closer to Oahu, but if the storm continues it’s west-northwest track, the island should be in the clear by tonight. Hawaiian Airlines canceled all mainland and neighbor island flights scheduled for today and many events have been canceled and attractions closed in anticipation of Douglas’ arrival. Some businesses in the North Shore Marketplace in Haleiwa, Hawaii, are boarded up and closed in anticipation of Hurricane Douglas, as seen on Sunday, July 26, 2020, on the island of Oahu… Douglas’s brisk motion and its offshore track also helped keep rainfall amounts modest by hurricane standards. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Hawaii County and portions of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument from Nihoa to French Frigate Shoals. Forecasters said the … The entire island chain is under a flash flood watch until Monday afternoon. At 8 p.m., Douglas maintained its maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, and was moving west-northwest at 16 mph. The city also posted a website with information and advice on sheltering and maps of areas that may see some storm surge. ¹ superscript 1 ⁴ ² 2 ³ 3 ⁴ 4 ⁵ 5, ↑ up arrow → right arrow ↓ down arrow The precise impacts on Hawaii will hinge largely on subtleties in Douglas’s track. 11 a.m. Hurricane Douglas is the closest a hurricane has come to Oahu since before Hurricane Dot in 1959, according to a statement issued by the HFO. Hurricane season breezes by Hawaii. Tropical cyclones typically rely on sea surface temperatures of at least 79 degrees Fahrenheit (26°C) to provide the heat needed to sustain their core of showers and thunderstorms. At 5 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Sunday, Douglas was a top-end Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 90 mph. subscript 3 O₂ subscript 4, like CH₄ According to a preliminary storm summary … Shelters in Maui County, meanwhile, have closed. All islands managed to avoid Hurricane Douglas which is now moving quickly away from Kauai. It had maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, making it a Category 1 hurricane… Sign in to make your opinion count. That’d be the solution I’d lean toward with this one. That track kept Hawaii on the storm’s weaker left-hand side; even the hurricane’s southern eyewall stayed just offshore. Loading... Unsubscribe from David Noble? Copyright © 2020 StarAdvertiser.com. Hurricane Douglas July 26th update from Oahu David Noble. The entire island chain is under a flash flood watch until Monday afternoon. The stronger side of a Northern Hemisphere hurricane is to the right of its direction of motion, so Douglas’s strongest winds will be on its north side, which will most likely dodge most or all of the islands. The dot indicating the forecast center location will be black if the cyclone is forecast to be tropical and will be white with a black outline if the cyclone is forecast to be extratropical. Until then, it seems like the wave axis is just gonna move through the Greater Antilles, but I’d bet on formation later rather than sooner. At 2 p.m., Douglas was moving west-northwest at 16 mph and this motion is expected to continue over the next couple of days. Common HTML code symbols are fine, too. This isn’t associated with your regular WP login. Before dawn today, Douglas still had 90 mph winds and located 145 miles east of Kahului and 235 miles east of Honolulu, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center’s 5 a.m. update. The National Weather Service on Saturday issued a hurricane warning for the island of Oahu, where the state’s largest city, Honolulu, is located. Kauai County and the Hawaii Red Cross volunteers have opened four emergency shelters on Kauai as Hurricane Douglas continues on a path that could bring it dangerously close to the north side of the island overnight. The Hurricane Warning has been canceled for Maui County as Douglas continues its path toward the northwest. Hurricane Douglas continued to have 90 mph maximum sustained winds and higher gusts this morning, and was located about 90 miles east of Kahului and about 185 miles east of Honolulu, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. Though some slow weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, Douglas is expected to remain near hurricane intensity as it passes near or over the islands today and Monday. Red Cross officials said the shelters are recommended as a last resort, and that the public should shelter in-place at home, with family, or with a friend or neighbor if it is safe. HONOLULU — Hawaii prepared for the onslaught of Hurricane Douglas on Sunday, with predictions of high winds, rain and storm surge. Monday’s 2 a.m. Hurricane Douglas forecast map shows the storm leaving the Hawaiian islands. >> Sandbags and plywood become necessities for many as Hurricane Douglas approaches Hawaii A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Maui County, including the islands of Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kahoolawe; Oahu; and Kauai County, including the islands of Kauai and Niihau. 900×536 pixel .png file. The abbreviated “HTML entity codes” are much easier to remember, but don’t seem to function with this new commenting system. This rain may result in life-threatening flash flooding and land slides, as well as rapid water level rises on small streams. Maximum sustained winds have decreased and were about 90 mph (150 kph), making it a Category 1 hurricane by mid-day Saturday. Fortunately, Douglas was tracking to the north rather than to the south of the islands. Hurricane Douglas increased its maximum sustained winds to 90 mph and is 50 miles northeast of Lihue as it projects to pass just north of the island according to the 11 p.m. update from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. A satellite image of Hurricane Douglas as it churned by Hawaii in July. “I can’t even describe how close this is right now,” Ballard said in the 3 p.m. interview. Contact your specific air carrier for information on flights or travel waivers. HONOLULU — Heavy rain and wind gusts battered Maui on Sunday as Hurricane Douglas swirled off the coast of Hawaii and officials urged residents to … Couldn’t find you on WU. Winds at most locations can be expected to swing from north to west to south as Douglas passes by, although mountains could lead to widely varying wind effects across small areas. Molokai #hitraffic #hiwx avoid Rte 450 at Kamalo Dip (mile marker 10.5) due to debris and flooding. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Hurricane Douglas increased its maximum sustained winds to 90 mph and is 50 miles northeast of Lihue as it projects to pass just north of the island according to the 11 p.m. update … ≠ not equal to ≠ ≠ _______________. Don't like this video? UNCERTAINTY WITH THE LOCATION OF THE LLCC. A hurricane watch is still in effect for Hawai'i County, Maui County and O'ahu. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines. >> Kapaa Middle School, 4867 Olohena Road in Kapaa, >> Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, 4480 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, >> Kauai Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue. But Caldwell and Gov. If this happens, it could just pass by PR, Hispaniola, and Cuba as a wave. Submit your coronavirus news tip. HONOLULU – Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) updates on preparation for Hurricane Douglas as of 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25. Huh? Preliminary center fix data from U.S. Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters and weather radars indicate that the center of Douglas passed about 30 miles north of Kahuku around 7 pm on Sunday. The 53rd WRS is part of the Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing and is the only unit of its kind in the entire Department of Defense. By Bob Henson | Friday, July 24, 2020. My final and verified HTML codes cheat sheet: ≠ not equal to The Big Island and Maui remain in a hurricane watch. ℃ degree Celsius Heavy rain and wind gusts battered Maui on Sunday as Hurricane Douglas swirled off the coast of Hawaii and officials urged residents to take shelter. To keep up with news on timing for launch of the blog, sign up for announcements. At 2 a.m., Douglas remained a strong Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, but was 60 miles north-northwest of Lihue. The is … These winds could bring down trees and power lines, especially where Douglas’s rains loosen the soil. Maui Mayor Michael Victorino said the county would open seven shelters by 7 a.m. today. I mean, not that it makes me insecure or anything…. “Douglas will pass dangerously close to, or over, the islands today, bringing a triple threat of hazards, including but not limited to damaging winds, flooding rainfall, and dangerously high surf, especially along east and north facing shores,” officials said. Pets must be in a pet carrier or cage for safety and owners must provide water and food for their pets, officials said. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles. Hurricane Douglas is a major hurricane tracking through the Central Pacific Ocean on a forecast track to Hawaii. I tried earlier with a YouTube video link, same issue. Douglas could become one of three hurricanes to strike the state in modern history as a hurricane warning is issued for Oahu. A warning means hurricane conditions are expected in the next 36 hours. The hurricane had … … Hurricane Douglas joined a long list of hurricanes that have come near the Hawaiian Islands but didn’t cause major damage By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press July 28, 2020, 4:40 AM Individuals will be required to wear masks at all times during their stay at the respective shelter locations. Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking actions. Specifically, they said: >> Hurricane-force wind conditions are expected in portions of Maui County today, on Oahu by this afternoon, and on Kauai and Niihau tonight. Always tune in to this blog during hurricane season. >> Honolulu lifeguards will go mobile Sunday when lifeguard towers close pic.twitter.com/IKeZmgZi6e. A hurricane warning remained in effect Monday for parts of the string of atolls and small islands that make up the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, which extends hundreds of miles to the northwest of Hawaii’s main islands. The centre of Hurricane Douglas, which Ballard called a "pretty nasty hurricane," appears to have passed within 45 miles (72 kilometres) to the north … Douglas’s brisk motion should help reduce total rainfall, but flash flooding and mudslides are certainly possible wherever heavy rains strike. CPHC said at 5 p.m. that “on the forecast track, Douglas will pass near Oahu and Kauai tonight.”. The National Weather Service says a flood advisory for Maui will expire at 1 p.m. today. Douglas has maintained its Category 1 status with 90 mph sustained winds, according to the latest 5 p.m. update from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. HURRICANE DOUGLAS could hit the shores of Hawaii in a matter of hours - the first hurricane of the Pacific season. “We show for the first time that this observed geographic pattern cannot be explained only by natural variability,” lead author Hiroyuki Murakami said then in a NOAA news release. July 27, 5 … The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for the island of Kauai until 1 a.m. and may need to extend it if heavy rain persists. But the storm gradually weakened and passed within 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Oahu July 26 as a Category 1 hurricane. Hurricane Warning Issued as Douglas Nears Hawaii With Strong Winds, Heavy Rain, Coastal Flooding . A flash flood advisory for Kauai has been extended until 3:45 a.m. and may be extended longer if heavy rain persists. No luck yet. ∓ plus/minus sign ∓ √ square root ÷ divided by ÷ Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph with higher gusts and gradual weakening forecast during the next 48 hours, but the storm is still expected to remain a hurricane as it moves through the islands with hurricane-force winds extending outward up to 35 miles. A tropical storm warning for the Big Island has been canceled. Oahu, home to the state's largest city, Honolulu, was placed under a hurricane warning with the storm beginning to impact the island as early as late morning. Nothing near the opposite position in the sky and 41° (where rainbows typically form). Several hurricanes have been recorded across the marine national monument. HONOLULU (KHON2) — Hurricane Douglas is 145 miles east of Kahului and 235 miles east of Honolulu, maintains maximum sustained winds of … After peaking as a Category 5 storm well southwest of Hawaii, Walaka pushed a powerful storm surge across East Island in the French Frigate Shoals section of the national monument. Hurricane warnings were issued for Maui, Oahu and Kauai. Got questions? _____________, Hey all. Thirteen shelters were opened and at peak capacity, nearly 400 individuals took refuge in the city’s emergency shelters according to a press release. >> VIDEO: National Weather Service’s Robert Ballard answers Hurricane Douglas questions Hurricane Douglas passed 35-miles north of Oahu yesterday making Douglas the closest tropical cyclone to pass North of Oahu since Hurricane Dot in 1959. Moderate to strong wind shear of 10 – 20 knots is tilting Douglas to the north with height, but hurricane-hunter flights confirmed that the storm was maintaining its overall integrity. At 8 am HST, Douglas remained a Category 1 hurricane with top sustained winds of 90 mph, located about 130 miles northwest of Lihue and chugging west-northwest at 17 mph. Hurricane Douglas: Parts of Hawaii brace for Category 1 storm Maui, Oahu, Kauai and Niihau are expected to get up to 15 inches of rain, with large breaking waves. One of the most unusual hurricane threats in state history loomed on Sunday, July 26, as Hurricane Douglas raced toward Hawaii. Officials told Hawaii residents Sunday to brace for a category 1 hurricane barreling toward the islands with 90 mph winds and flash flood warnings. Mayor Kirk Caldwell said during a press conference this morning that outdoor warning sirens were sounded on Oahu at 11 a.m. to give residents three hours notice of the arrival of Hurricane Douglas to the island. >> Heavy rainfall associated with Douglas is expected to affect portions of the main Hawaiian Islands from early this morning into Monday. Douglas’s survival as a hurricane is in part brought about by above-average sea surface temperatures for this time of year across the Hawaii region (see image below). At 8 am HST, Douglas remained a Category 1 hurricane with top sustained winds of 90 mph, located about 130 miles northwest of Lihue and chugging west-northwest at 17 mph. The Category 1 hurricane’s center was 60 miles north of Honolulu and 85 miles east of Lihue, according to the 8 p.m. update from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. Honolulu (AP) -- Heavy rain and wind gusts battered Maui on Sunday as Hurricane Douglas swirled off the coast of Hawaii and officials urged residents to take shelter. >> Here’s a list of emergency shelters to open on Oahu and Maui County And some other commentors have larger-sized image previews. As of 11 p.m. Sunday Hawaii Standard Time (5 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time), Douglas was 100 miles northwest of Honolulu. By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press. >> ‘Hurricane Hunters’ fly into Hurricane Douglas’ eye to help forecasters assess risk Before dawn today, Douglas still had 90 mph winds and located 145 miles east of Kahului and 235 miles east of Honolulu, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center’s 5 a.m. update. ≅ approximately equal to ≅ Send an email to EyeOnTheStorm. Do not come to the airport without confirmed airline flight information. Thirteen hurricane shelters will open Sunday morning on Oahu as Hurricane Douglas bears down on the island state. Hurricane Douglas was widely advertised as having the potential to become only the third landfalling hurricane on record in Hawaii, but Douglas apparently had other plans. superscript 1 ¹ two ² three ³ four ⁴ five ⁵, ← left arrow ↑ up arrow → right arrow ↓ down arrow The following list are the Oahu evacuation shelters for Hurricane Douglas. Oahu and Maui and Kauai counties are under a hurricane warning. “Please don’t risk your life and the life of our first responders,” Shayne Enright, spokeswoman for the city’s Emergency Services Department, said in a statement. Douglas is the first hurricane in decades of satellite monitoring to parallel the full length of the islands from Maui to Kauai while staying within striking distance of them. Published on Jul 26, 2020 10 minutes of pure ocean the morning of Hurricane Douglas. Ballard said Maui County, which escaped any significant damage, and Oahu were on the “somewhat weaker” southern side of the storm, which featured 95 mph when it was threatening the islands earlier this weekend. Patrick Tift, pilot for the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., flies the WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft into Hurricane Douglas from Barbers Point Kapolei Airport, Hawaii, July 26, 2020. like, i have a legit wordpress account, but cant get it to log me in here. Honolulu, HI 96813 For information on YCC’s “Eye on the Storm,” visit this page. Category 5 Lane (2018) passed within about 150 miles of the Big Island while still a Category 3. The latter caused six deaths and more than $3 billion in damage. Bringing maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, Hurricane Douglas swirled about 90 miles northwest of Kahului, Hawaii, and about 60 miles northeast of Honolulu, Oahu, the National Hurricane Center said. Some locations could experience winds that are infrequent if not unprecedented. HAWAII ISLAND, Hawaii (KHON2) – Hawaii Island remains under a Tropical Storm Warning Sunday morning as Hurricane Douglas continues to move towards the state. Robert Ballard of the Central Pacific Hurricane Center said that Oahu and Maui County benefited from being on the weaker southern side of the massive storm. É è Ç ö and other foreign language characters should all function. Surfers take on large waves generated by Hurricane Douglas at Laie Beach Park on Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Laie, Hawaii. The Hurricane … HONOLULU -- Heavy rain and wind gusts battered Maui on Sunday as Hurricane Douglas swirled off the coast of Hawaii and officials urged residents to … A warning means hurricane conditions are expected in the next 36 hours. 500 Ala Moana Blvd. >> A list of Hawaii events and services canceled or postponed due to approaching Hurricane Douglas >> Pearl Harbor ships, subs prepare to head to sea ahead of Hurricane Douglas But Upside-Down text still does! Okeee, so I think only full HTML codes work here now. >> LIVE BLOG: Tracking Hurricane Douglas UPDATE: The latest information on Douglas (BIVN) – Hurricane Douglas is 60 miles northeast of Honolulu as of 5 p.m. HST, and moving west northwest at 16 mph. subscript 3, like ozone O₃ subscript 4, like methane CH₄ Eugene Tanner / AP July 27, 2020, 5:20 AM UTC >> Here’s what you need to prepare for a storm during a pandemic This motion is expected to continue over the next couple of days. Even the act of taking pictures along the shoreline can be extremely dangerous in times of large waves and high winds.”. THE MET AND PT AGREE AND THE FT IS BASED ON MET, DUE TO A flash flood watch remains in effect for Kauai County through Monday afternoon. Most hurricanes approaching from the east weaken dramatically or dissipate before they reach the islands, but Douglas may become one of the exceptions that breaks the rule. Hurricane Douglas to swipe Hawaii, producing flooding rain, damaging winds and huge waves Hurricane warning issued for Oahu Hurricane Douglas approaches Hawaii … Douglas quickly and steadily tracked to the west-northwest toward Hawai‘i and gradually weakened, eventually passing within 30 miles north of the state on July 26 as a category 1 hurricane. And why is .jpg format an “unsupported file type?” I’ve only confirmed .gif’s can upload, but now let’s also try a .png file just as a test. Hurricane Douglas stayed just far enough north of Hawaii’s main islands to spare them from major impacts, but the storm’s place in hurricane history is secure. Hurricane-force sustained winds extend out only about 15 miles on Douglas’s south side. And quite hard to capture with my camera’s sensor, but this almost horizontal iridescent cloud was a vibrant rainbow of color. But darn, it auto-resized this embedded image preview down to 300×179, too. In a … Kauai County authorities have announced the Kauai Bus will suspend service early today due to Hurricane Douglas. What to expect for Oahu TODAY. The hurricane warning for Maui County has been canceled but is still in effect for Oahu and Kauai County. 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(Image credit: RAMMB/CSU/Colorado State University) Hurricane watches and tropical storm warnings were in effect for most of Hawaii … Hurricane Douglas is the closest a hurricane has come to Oahu since before Hurricane Dot in 1959. The only two hurricanes to make landfall in Hawaii are Category 1 Dot (1959) and Category 4 Iniki (1992), both of which struck Kauai from the south. All rights reserved. Learn more here. >> Trump issues emergency declaration for Hawaii in advance of Hurricane Douglas’ arrival my two ¢ ¢ € Euro symbol ¥ Yen Douglas is expected to remain a hurricane as it moves near Kauai later tonight, forecasters said. The system is now 240 miles E of Hilo. Kauai still must closely monitor the storm into the night, he said. Robert Ballard of the hurricane center said earlier this morning that Maui County will be be seeing tropical storm conditions and possible hurricane conditions through late Sunday and possibly early Monday; Honolulu will see the same starting this early afternoon through early Monday; and Kauai starting in early evening possibly into Tuesday. Do not cross fast-flowing or rising water in your vehicle or by foot, officials warned. Hawaii County is under a tropical storm warning. Continued warming from human-produced greenhouse gases is expected to make the waters around and southeast of Hawaii increasingly conducive to hurricanes. A flash flood watch remains in effect for the island. The centre of Hurricane Douglas, which Ballard called a "pretty nasty hurricane," appears to have passed within 45 miles (72 kilometres) to the north of Hana, Maui. STAR-ADVERTISER VIDEO BY JAMM AQUINO AND CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / PHOTO@STARADVERTISER.COM. As the storm pulls away from the Hawaiian islands, the last of Douglas' rain … my two ¢ € Euro symbol ¥ Yen symbol Hurricane-force winds of 74 mph or more extend up to 35 miles from Douglas’ center and tropical storm-force winds of 39 mph or more extend up to 115 miles. The is … What happened? Having trouble with comments? That tweet just happened to be the first one on my feed. Shelter operations will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 26.