Before Madeline makes its way near Oahu, the state is using sandbags to try and prevent another round of flooding on the H-1 Freeway.
All travelers are urged to check their flight status prior to arriving at the airport.
General closures and cancellations related to Lester
The following schools will be closed, and this list will be updated as more school announcements are made.
We asked state and city officials what steps they’re taking to prevent another round of flooding in those areas.
Lester is forecast to weaken slightly tonight on Monday but remain at tropical storm strength.
Forecasts may change, but it’s important to be prepared in case the worst happens.
Madeline is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low Friday or Friday night, with dissipation expected by 72 hours.
Madeline’s forecast track takes it east of Hawaii Island by 2 p.m. Wednesday with winds up to 70 mph.
The flood advisory remains in effect until 5:30 p.m. for Hawaii Island.
A moist and somewhat unstable storm system could lead to more frequent showers, especially during the afternoons and early evenings.
One of the main topics was clearing out the Kalihi Stream, which has been clogged with debris.
The best chances for flash flooding will be over the northern end of the state.
It’s looking at everything from evacuation plans, sheltering and how many responders were out during the storm.
While several outages were reported during Tropical Storm Darby, Hawaii Electric Light says they came nowhere near the widespread, prolonged…
Officials say the outage triggered a short delay, but did not seriously impact operations at the center.
Forecasters say residents on Kauai are expected to feel the effects of Darby overnight late Sunday into Monday.
The 65-foot commercial passenger vessel ran aground on the rocks near the Kailua-Kona Lighthouse.
Due to the many road closures along Hana Highway, Maui police are recommending that motorists stay off the road until the storm is over.
Heavy rain began falling over East Oahu in the afternoon and spread quickly across the entire island.