Hurricane Lane brought fire, rain to Hawai‘i

Photo courtesy of University of Hawai‘i

The background image shows a visible satellite image of Hurricane Lane on August 22nd, 2018 when its eye was centered near the Hawaiian Islands. The white dashed line indicates the track of Lane, labeled with dates and times (UTC), and the color of the hurricane symbol indicates the strength of winds in the storm.

LIHU‘E — A recent study led by University of Hawai‘i researchers analyzed the impacts of August 2018 Hurricane Lane, detailing both fire and rain produced as a result of the storm, and how those complications affected emergency response.