Darby brings wind, rain to islands

As of 2 p.m., Tropical Storm Darby was passing south of Oahu. Darby will continue moving northwest today, passing over or near Kauai tonight. Kauai County is under a tropical storm warning, flash flood watch and high surf advisory for east-facing shores. 

Darby is moving toward the north-northwest near 11 mph and this general motion is expected to continue over the next 48 hours. Darby is currently about 70 miles southeast of Kauai. 

Tropical storm force winds are expected over Kauai late tonight and Monday. Tropical storm force winds can extend outward up to 80 miles from the center. 

Darby is expected to weaken further and become a tropical depression tonight or Monday. 

Kalalau Trail remains closed as a precautionary measure.


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