Iselle continues towards Hawaii as a dangerous hurricane

The center of Hurricane Iselle is expected to pass very near or over the Big Island Thursday night and just south of the smaller islands Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours however Iselle is still expected to be near hurricane strength as it impacts the Big Island. Rainfall totals of 5 to 8 inches, with isolated maximum amounts to 12 inches, are forecast.

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