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Tropical Storm Watch issued for Hawaii County ahead of Iselle

Forecast track for Hurricane Iselle at 5 a.m. Tuesday Forecast track for Hurricane Iselle at 5 a.m. Tuesday
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Tropical storm watch has now been issued for the Big Island as Hurricane Iselle moves westward toward the state.

This means that tropical storm conditions pose a possible threat to the watch area within 48 hours.

At 11 a.m. HST, Hurricane Iselle was located about 1,000 miles east of the Big Island, and moving toward the West-northwest at 9 mph. It is expected to waken into a Tropical Storm before impacting Hawaii.

Preparedness Tips

When a tropical storm watch is issued:

• Fuel and service family vehicles

• Prepare to cover all windows and door openings with boards, shutters or other shielding materials

• Store and secure outdoor lawn furniture and other loose, lightweight objects, such as garbage cans and garden tools

• Check and replenish disaster supply kits

• Have an extra supply of cash on hand

For the very latest on Iselle, click here. 

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