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Maui Hurricane Updates – DOUGLAS | Live Video from Maui Hawaii


8:20 pm Sunday, July 26th, 2020

Hurricane Douglas passed us without much effect.   In the last few days, it’s gone from a Category 4 down to 1, though it’s still a major Hurricane. This morning, it was windy and rainy here Upcountry. Then the wind died, and we only had an off and on light drizzle.  PHEW!

As of 8 pm, max sustained winds are currently at 85 mph making it a category 1 hurricane and is moving past Oahu at 16 mph. Here are the different categories:

  • Category 5 – sustained winds of 157+ mph – most framed homes destroyed. Uninhabitable for weeks to months.
  • Category 4 – sustained winds of 130-156 mp
  • Category 3 – sustained winds of 111-129 mp
  • Category 2 – sustained winds of 96-110 mp
  • Category 1 – sustained winds of 74-95 mph – Possible roof damage, branches broken, power outages.
  • Tropical Storm – sustained winds of
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