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Hurricane Closes Hawaii’s Harbors, Freezing A Fragile Supply Chain Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hurricane Closes Hawaii’s Harbors, Freezing A Fragile Supply Chain

If Hurricane Lane strikes Oahu, officials say they have a plan in place to clear roads for emergency access as soon as possible.

Honolulu Designates 20 Schools As Hurricane Shelters Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Honolulu Designates 20 Schools As Hurricane Shelters

UPDATED: The shelters — to be used as a last resort — have a total capacity of 55,000, according to city officials.

Hurricane Lane: Live Updates

Hurricane Lane: Live Updates

The tropical storm warning has been lifted but there are flash flood warnings and watches in place, so check here for the latest forecasts and developments.

Disaster-Weary Big Island Braces For Lane’s First Effects Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat

Disaster-Weary Big Island Braces For Lane’s First Effects

South- and west-facing coastal areas are considered at greatest risk in Hawaii County.

Forecasting Hurricanes In The ‘Cone Of Uncertainty’ Is A Rough Challenge NASA

Forecasting Hurricanes In The ‘Cone Of Uncertainty’ Is A Rough Challenge

Meteorologists get plenty of data to predict a storm’s path, but even minor fluctuations in models can mean a world of difference.

Helping The Homeless To Survive A Hurricane Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Helping The Homeless To Survive A Hurricane

People who live along streambeds and coastlines are especially vulnerable to flooding and storm surges.

Hawaii Prepares As A Fearsome Storm Nears Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prepares As A Fearsome Storm Nears

UPDATED: Lane — potentially the most destructive storm Hawaii has faced in 26 years — is now a Category 4 hurricane.

Oahu Placed On Hurricane Watch As Storm Approaches NASA

Oahu Placed On Hurricane Watch As Storm Approaches

UPDATED: Maui is also under a watch, while a more-imminent hurricane warning is in effect for the Big Island.

Forecasters: Hawaii Must Keep A Close Eye On Hurricane Lane NOAA

Forecasters: Hawaii Must Keep A Close Eye On Hurricane Lane

The big question is when the storm will turn north.

Hawaii Hurricanes